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Tag: elk hunting

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: MSR Lightning Ascent Snow Shoes

It took almost a week to find the elk.  They shimmered on a far off ridge in the afternoon mirage through the spotting scope.  Just one problem: two miles lay between you and them.  Two miles across rolling ridges set Read More

Pro Elk Hunting Tips You Can Use Now [Video]

Too many hunters look for the latest, most hyped “trick” which is “guaranteed” to produce success on an elk hunt.  While such advice may indeed work, hunters can get hung up on them and neglect the basics.  Any coach in Read More

Ruger Brings Back the Classic 6.5×55 Swedish (New Rifle Review)

The 6.5mm cartridges are the hot ticket, right now.  With all the hyperbole about the 6.5 Creedmoor, and others, it’s high time the 6.5 family’s great scion got some attention.  I refer to none other than the wonderful, 6.5x55mm Swedish. Read More

Working-Class Hero: The .308 Winchester (LocaCarnivore Expert)

What’s the most popular, yet least glamorous, hunting rifle cartridge? The .308 Winchester. Developed for the U.S. military to replace the time-tested .30-06, this wonderful, flexible round traces its DNA back to the .300 Savage. Based on lessons learned from Read More

Speak the Language: When Not to Call Elk (Video)

Elk calling is both science and dark art.  It’s not enough to have an elk call.  What separates successful elk hunters from the empty freezer crowd is the knowledge to use a call the right way, at the right time.  Read More

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

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

4 Success Secrets for 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

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