What Gear Do I Need for an Elk Hunt?
By Jeff Wood
Here’s some info you need to know before heading out to hunt elk. (Photo: Jeff Wood/Guns.com)
Elk hunting is a dream hunt for many of us and I am lucky enough to have had the chance over and over throughout the years. If an elk hunt is on your list of must-do hunts, I have put together my thoughts on the gear you won’t want to be without when you go. Of course, a good gun and the right ammo are always the right start, but there’s other gear you’ll also want to have on hand.
The Rocky Mountains are a bountiful and impressive place to hunt, whether you are after monster mulies, elk, or one of the other beautiful species herein, it can be quite a job. Today we’ll speak specifically about the elk hunting side of it and the differences you should know between elk hunting and smaller animals like deer.
The Bugle of a Bull
Elk calling might not be easy but when it works, nothing beats the rush. (Photo: Jeff Wood/Guns.com)
Contrary to what you see on all the hunting shows, calling elk is not as simple as it appears. Elk are most vocal during the rut, which is usually in