Alan Carter | Great Days Outdoors
Bullfight: The Best Day to Kill a Bull

Bullfight: The Best Day to Kill a Bull

Last week we reviewed calling versus not calling and the scenario of two bulls bugling at each other was used as an example of a prime time to be quiet.  Let’s revisit that scenario and expound it a little bit.  We know that on most occasions the herd bull takes...
Elk: To call or not to call

Elk: To call or not to call

I stand by a very unpopular elk hunting philosophy with regard to calling elk.  I assert that an elk hunters best call is saying nothing at all.  August is the time of year when aspiring elk hunters are polishing up their calling and preparing for the all out war in...
Building Your Own Bugle Tube

Building Your Own Bugle Tube

It’s August in Montana and that means every elk hunter in the state is tuning up their calls and fantasizing about mountain warfare we know as archery elk hunting.  This time of year attention is drifting from the trout streams and into the dark timber, and that...
Best Elk Bugle Tubes

Best Elk Bugle Tubes

Recently on a forum, I read a post on the best bugle tubes for elk.  There were certainly many quality tubes and manufacturers mentioned.  As an outfitter, it is a question that I am often asked.  My response, however, is not what people are looking for.  First, there...