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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...
So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter? Part III

So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter? Part III

How to Plan Your Own Western Elk Hunt Experience (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the last of a 3-part series on planning a western elk hunt. Alan Carter graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in resource conservation and has spent the last 25 years hunting elk...
So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter? Part II

So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter? Part II

Booking A Guided Hunt Costs More, But Is It Worth It?   In Part 1 of this series, we highlighted the preparation that an aspiring elk hunter should complete in order to have a quality western elk hunting experience. Ultimately, the time will come when a hunter...
So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter!

So, You Want to be an Elk Hunter!

Start Planning Now for that Trip of a Lifetime By Alan Carter (EDITOR’S NOTE: Alan Carter graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in resource conservation and has spent the last 25 years hunting elk throughout the Rocky Mountains. He is a licensed big...
Welcome to Western Exposure

Welcome to Western Exposure

Several months ago, Joe Baya, publisher of Great Days Outdoors, approached me about writing a full time western blog.  At the time it seemed a little out there.  Why would the folks in the south care much about what we do out west?  However, Joe has a deep...

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