Feed the Obsession is moving to a new home!

The Elk Hunter and Western Hunter blogs are moving! In order to bring our readers an even better experience, we are moving our blogs into our websites. From now on, you can access the blogs at the addresses below: Elk Hunter Blog: elkhuntermagazine.com/feed-the-obsession Western Hunter Blog: westernhuntermagazine.com/feed-the-obsession Your email subscriptions to Feed The Obsession will NOT carry […]

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Zeiss Conquest Riflescope with Rapid-Z 800 Reticle – By Ryan Hatfield

  I spend most of my hunting time trying to get as close to game as possible, and there’s few things better than a good, dependable 100-yard shot at a trophy bull. However, there’s one little catch to hunting wary bulls – they’d actually just as soon keep that distance significantly larger, and their instincts […]

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Randy Ulmer: High Level Scent Elimination

Q & A with Bowhunting Legend, Randy Ulmer QUESTION: I’m a bowhunter and it seems like I get busted more often from elk smelling me than for any other reason. What do you actually do on your hunts to minimize your scent?  Please give me some PRACTICAL scent control advice. ANSWER: The problem with early […]

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Randy Ulmer: High Level Scent Elimination

Q & A with Bowhunting Legend, Randy Ulmer QUESTION: I’m a bowhunter and it seems like I get busted more often from elk smelling me than for any other reason. What do you actually do on your hunts to minimize your scent?  Please give me some PRACTICAL scent control advice. ANSWER: The problem with early […]

Kowa Highlanders Glassing for antelope with Jay Scott Outdoors

Field Update from Jay Scott – Part 2

One of our hunting editor’s, Jay Scott, recently sent us this update from the field, along with some great photos. You can read more of Jay’s adventures on his blog, JayScottOutdoors.com Want to see your adventure on the Elk Hunter Blog? Send your update and photos to webmaster@elkhuntermagazine.com, and we’ll post your update on the blog! September […]

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Girl hunts a big Arizona bull elk in the rut

Check out this awesome Arizona rifle elk hunt. Hunter Stevi Conolly, family, friends and Arizona elk quide Mike Conway hunt in the AZ mountains for  for this beautiful trophy bull. This early rifle elk hunt was filmed in September of 2011. The gang is loaded with the best hunting gear including- Sitka gear, Eberlstock packs, […]

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400 inch Arizona Bull

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Last chance to move to the new blogs!

Starting next week, the Western Hunter and Elk Hunter Magazine blogs will be permanently moved to their new homes. You will not longer be able to access the blogs from their old addresses. Take a second to check out the new blogs below! You can subscribe to the new blogs on the right hand sidebar. […]

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Feed the Obsession is moving to a new home!

The Elk Hunter and Western Hunter blogs are moving! In order to bring our readers an even better experience, we are moving our blogs into our websites. From now on, you can access the blogs at the addresses below: Elk Hunter Blog: elkhuntermagazine.com/feed-the-obsession Western Hunter Blog: westernhuntermagazine.com/feed-the-obsession Your email subscriptions to Feed The Obsession will NOT carry […]

Kowa Highlanders Glassing for antelope with Jay Scott Outdoors

Field Update from Jay Scott – Part 2

One of our hunting editor’s, Jay Scott, recently sent us this update from the field, along with some great photos. You can read more of Jay’s adventures on his blog, JayScottOutdoors.com Want to see your adventure on the Elk Hunter Blog? Send your update and photos to webmaster@elkhuntermagazine.com, and we’ll post your update on the blog! September […]

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Field Update From Jay Scott

One of our hunting editor’s, Jay Scott, recently sent us this update from the field, along with some great photos. You can read more of Jay’s adventures on his blog, JayScottOutdoors.com Want to see your adventure on the Elk Hunter Blog? Send your update and photos to webmaster@elkhuntermagazine.com, and we’ll post your update on the […]

010AZSTANDINGED

Randy Ulmer: High Level Scent Elimination

Q & A with Bowhunting Legend, Randy Ulmer QUESTION: I’m a bowhunter and it seems like I get busted more often from elk smelling me than for any other reason. What do you actually do on your hunts to minimize your scent?  Please give me some PRACTICAL scent control advice. ANSWER: The problem with early […]

Zeiss Rapid-Z Reticle Review - Ryan Hatfield

Zeiss Conquest Riflescope with Rapid-Z 800 Reticle – By Ryan Hatfield

  I spend most of my hunting time trying to get as close to game as possible, and there’s few things better than a good, dependable 100-yard shot at a trophy bull. However, there’s one little catch to hunting wary bulls – they’d actually just as soon keep that distance significantly larger, and their instincts […]

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Hydration 101 – By Kristy Titus

Climbing mountains in the most severe conditions, pushing your mind and body to the limit on a daily basis – yes, hunting season is just around the corner. The only true test of our individual performance level and overall toughness comes courtesy of Mother Nature. The road to hunting season is oftentimes paved with the […]

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Elk Fit – Man vs. Elk – By Dan Staton

Crisp mountain air, deteriorating daylight, frozen ground, and the rip-roaring bugle of a would-be suitor.  Elk hunting is magical and the annual elk rut can never come soon enough.  If you have been blessed enough to kiss the elk mountains, then you know challenges that await you every fall.  Elk hunting was never meant to […]

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Swarovski ATX/STX – New Swarovski Spotting Scopes

Swarovski Optik announced this morning a revolutionary line of spotting scopes. The new ATX/STX scopes have a modular, ergonomic design, and allow you to see the world through completely new eyes. The new ATX/STX family of spotting scopes from Swarovski Optik allow you to adapt to each situation without having to compromise on features or […]

NM Tag Update- Youth Tag Information

Well, the final piece of the tag equation has been released; it is for kids that didn’t draw anything.  These can be great tags for kids. Make sure you understand the rules of the game and you should be able to get a tag if you are interested. Jason “The New Mexico Sportsman” Amaro —————————————————————————————————————————————– […]

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New Mexico OTC Tag Update!

If you have been tracking the entire Big-Game Draw in New Mexico you have probably gathered that there have been a few changes. Some major and some that have flown under the radar. Well, it looks like my radar caught another, non-documented change. I am not sure where this change came from but it is […]

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Introducing Reader Reviews!

At Elk Hunter and Western Hunter, we’re committed to staying the most reliable source of information in the industry. But we know when you are thinking of making a big gear purchase, you call up your buddies and ask for their advice. While we will continue to write articles and blog posts analyzing the best […]

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Elk Hunter Magazine Fall 2012 Issue

Subscribe TODAY (June 25th) to receive the Fall 2012 issue of Elk Hunter. This issue is packed with backpacking tips, a great review of 10×42 binos, Colorado OTC hunt information, wolf hunting in Idaho, AND the new Idaho Pope and Young record (on the cover)! If you haven’t already subscribed, click HERE to do so. […]

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New Mexico Update – Secondary Sale Tags

Hurry up and wait that is the next step! The list of “Secondary Sale Tags” has been released and it looks like there are quite a few good hunts left.  Most of the tags are deer tags but there are a few Antelope, Elk, Javelina tags left and there is even 1 Oryx tag left […]

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New Mexico Over-the-Counter Hunts

The Big-Game Draw in New Mexico was full of ups and downs this year; we had a peek into the results via a backdoor issue that caused some to be hopeful and caused others to be scrambling for something to hunt.  For those that didn’t draw a tag, New Mexico has plenty of opportunities for […]

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Elk Fit – By Dan Staton – EHM Issue 1

“Dude, I need a breather,” I shamefully murmured to my hunting partner. I was struggling to hike the last load of loose meat and bull bone. Soggy feet, busted boots, and a Badlands Ox clung to my blood and sweat-soiled shirt. My water bottle was empty, we were ten miles from the nearest road, this […]

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Win $9,300 in Swarovski Optiks

Click here to enter to win. There is no arguing that Swarovski produces some of the finest optics available. However, the majority of us can’t just go out and stock up on all of their top products, short of winning the lottery or receiving some surprise inheritance. But there is an exception to every rule; thanks […]

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Girl hunts a big Arizona bull elk in the rut

Check out this awesome Arizona rifle elk hunt. Hunter Stevi Conolly, family, friends and Arizona elk quide Mike Conway hunt in the AZ mountains for  for this beautiful trophy bull. This early rifle elk hunt was filmed in September of 2011. The gang is loaded with the best hunting gear including- Sitka gear, Eberlstock packs, […]

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Divine Intervention – By Chris Denham

In the course of my guiding career I have experienced a fair share of anxiety, apprehension, and angst on the eve of opening day.  But as my son Mark and I stood in the Phoenix airport awaiting the arrival of our new elk hunter David McShaw and his parents David Sr. and Karen, my nervous […]

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Danner Jackal

The original Jackal by Danner earned a tremendous following among bowhunters and still hunters for its flexible sole and athletic feel. The upgraded version, the Jackal II GTX, will not let you down! As hard as this may be to believe it is even lighter (only 42 ozs per pair) than the original, but does […]

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