Like hunting tactics, backcountry gear is as individualistic as it gets. Everyone has their own opinion about what they like to use and how they like to use it. The following are some highlights of my ever-evolving backcountry gear. Some of these items I won't hunt without, and most of them are ideas I
Archery elk openers in most western states occur around September 1. In my home state of Utah, the hunt opens on the third Saturday of August – meaning that when this article posts, opening day is only 83 days away…
Photo by Donald M. Jones Where to camp is one of the most important decisions you'll make while elk hunting, says Steve Speck, an Idaho big-game hunter and owner of S&S Archery. Camp too close to the action and you'll blow bulls into the next mountain range. Too far and you'll spend more time hiking than hunting. "Three things determine the best spot: the terrain, the time of year, and the style of hunting," Speck says.
Everything you need you will get. Also, elk meaning suggests that you don’t try for the quick and easy. Therefore, long and steady progress is the key to reaching your goals. Similar to the terrier dogs, the Wapiti also brings you courage and perseverance in achieving your goals. Sometimes all it takes is the next step. Elk traits: Agility Beauty Diet Endurance Energy Nobility Pace Passion Perseverance Pride Relationships Respect Sensuality Stamina Strength Tasks Wisdom ~SpiritAnimals: Elk