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The Best Rifle and Caliber for Hunting in Montana

Montana, “The Last Best Place,” as termed by artist Charlie Russell, is the fourth largest state. It is home to many different game species: elk, moose, bison, black bear, pronghorn antelope, mountain lion, wolf, big horn sheep, mountain goat, upland Read More

10 Secrets to Puttin’ the Sneak on Dinner (LocaCarnivore’s How to Hunt Series)

I admit it.  I’m not a Ninja, or a Navy SEAL, or any other such clandestine operative.  So what do I know about sneaking up on anything, let alone hyper-alert game animals?  Turns out, plenty.  Why?  Because I watch the Read More

Learn to Get Real Close to Elk [Epic Video]

There are several things you have to do to get in close to an elk.  This jaw-dropping video shows what can happen if you play things right.  Even more amazing, this hunter is on the ground, not in tree stand Read More

Secrets for Calling Pressured, Educated Elk [Video]

Elk calls have proliferated in the past decade.  There are over a dozen brands.  The good news is this gives elk hunters a wide variety to choose from.  The bad news is all too many hunters who have no idea Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: Best Cartridge for Long-Range Elk [Virtual Test]

Long-range hunting is all the rage these days. Tales from far off battlefields about one-shot kills at over a mile have fired hunters’ imaginations. Rifles and bullets are now on the market which can sling lead accurately at game animals Read More

How Do You Hunt Elk After the Rut? [Video]

Here’s a great video about how to find elk after the rut.  Elk behavior changes after the breeding season.  This video contains four must know principles to improve your odds during October and November.  Above all, stay persistent, don’t give Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: How Powerful a Hunting Rifle Do You Need?

How much power do you need in a hunting rifle?  The obvious answer: enough.  So, how much is enough, and is there such a thing as too much?  The first part is somewhat complex, with different factors important at different Read More

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: Winchester Super X 180 Grain Power Point .300 WSM

Winchester’s ubiquitous Power Point hunting bullet has been around since the 1960’s. It is a conventional cup and draw bullet; the lead interior is not bonded to the jacket. It derives its name from the exposed lead point which initiates Read More

Elk Hunters Relieved: Restrictions Lifted in Little Missouri National Grasslands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has lifted a temporary ban on firearms use for elk and bird hunters in the Little Missouri National Grasslands located in North Dakota.  The new rule takes effect on September 1st, opening day for Read More

Best Weather to Bag that Buck

The weather can make or break your hunt.  All animals, humans included, change their behavior based on the weather.  Perhaps you’ve heard about Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD?  Many people develop depressive symptoms during the winter due to limited daylight Read More

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