Montana Elk Adventures

Montana Elk

Montana has some excellent, very remote public lands that hold monster bull elk. Here, the author calls in an attempt to locate a bull in the central part of the state.

By Scott Haugen

The bull was closing fast, bugling and “glunking” the whole way down the shale mountainside. In a matter of seconds, I saw the bull’s massive antlers dipping and twisting through the thick stand of young pines. When he stopped and bugled at 16 yards, I stared at him for the first time. His massive rack was all of 340 inches. Continue reading

The Quest For Roosevelt Elk

The Quest For Roosevelt Elk

Roosevelt elk country is big, rugged and dense. Hunters eager to fill a tag will want to be in the best shape possible, both mentally and physically.

By Scott Haugen

Overlooking a timbered bench, the perfume of rutting elk hanging heavy on the moist air, I let out a call. A slight crosswind and commanding view through semi-open timber made for the perfect setup. When a seductive series of cow calls passed my lips, I had the feeling something good was about to happen. Continue reading

Elk Hunts Available on New California Fish and Wildlife Property

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program is now offering elk hunting opportunities on six new properties. The goal of SHARE is to provide hunting, fishing and other recreational activities on private lands in California. Continue reading