The Do’s and Don’ts of Calling Elk

The Do’s and Don’ts of Calling Elk
  Selecting a Call In today’s market, hunters can choose from short, wide, fat, tapered, stacked, long and skinny reeds. I like an open barrel design or one that’s short and produces a nasally sound.  Regardless of the style, the thickness of the reed is critical. Thinner reeds—those around .010 in thickness—are the easiest to blow but tend to hang... Read More

Top 10 Best of Shot Show

Top 10 Best of Shot Show
Cool Gear for the Western Hunter By Darren Choate, Gear Editor Making your way through a maze of over 2,000 booths and 60,000 people to come up with a top 10 list is probably impossible. If you narrow your scope to include just hunting products, you can cut the booth numbers by half, and half again, if you set your... Read More

Of Caves and Rams

Of Caves and Rams
An epic journey in search of a holy grail Clint Walker | Yukon Territory | 2014 “How bad do you think the shivering has to be before I can confirm I have hypothermia?” I asked Andrew as the sound of chattering teeth reverberated off of the cave walls at 2 a.m. “I think it’s when the shivering stops that you... Read More

Field Update From Jay Scott

Field Update From Jay Scott
One of our hunting editor’s, Jay Scott, recently sent us this update from the field, along with some great photos. You can read more of Jay’s adventures on his blog, JayScottOutdoors.com Want to see your adventure on the Elk Hunter Blog? Send your update and photos to webmaster@elkhuntermagazine.com, and we’ll post your update on the blog! September 3rd The weather... Read More

Hydration 101 – By Kristy Titus

Hydration 101 – By Kristy Titus
Kristy Titus is part of the Elk Hunter & Western Hunter editorial staff. She writes her column “Hunters Nutrition” in every issue. Subscribe to the magazine to read all of her columns. Hydration for Hunters Climbing mountains in the most severe conditions, pushing your mind and body to the limit on a daily basis – yes, hunting season is just... Read More

NM Tag Update- Youth Tag Information

NM Tag Update- Youth Tag Information
Well, the final piece of the tag equation has been released; it is for kids that didn’t draw anything.  These can be great tags for kids. Make sure you understand the rules of the game and you should be able to get a tag if you are interested. Jason “The New Mexico Sportsman” Amaro   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 10,... Read More