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Guy’s Trashy Nontypical Colorado Bull!

Guy Eastman hunts a nontypical Colorado bull elk. Antler growth is very strong after a wet spring in the region making for great fall hunting opportunity. Fall rain showers add to the advantage creating the perfect conditions for stalking and hunting elk. Follow along as Guy harvests one of his …

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Wolf! Up-Close Encounter

Hunter Zach Evans is surprised by a Wyoming wolf while bowhunting for elk. The wolf comes within a few yards of Evans! Luckily Evans is ready with bear spray in hand. Read the entire story in Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal!

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Hoof Rot: A Crisis In The Pacific Northwest

Elk hoof disease showed up in southwestern Washington elk herds around 2000 and has been slowly progressing ever since. A dramatic rise in reports of limping elk in 2007 prompted a scientific investigation into what was causing the rapid spread. Symptoms include limping while walking and overgrown or broken hooves. …

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Idaho Tags Gone In A Flash

  Many of us have either been a part of or heard about the recent buzz of the Sawtooth Elk Zone tag sales and herd management. Over the years this area has taken a substantial population hit yet the hunt popularity for these zones has remained quite high and now …

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OTC Elk Tag Success!

It is the time of year when special draw elk permit results are coming out, and applicants have low chances at a tag. Nevertheless, every year I find myself thinking that I will defy the odds. However, with most of the draws now behind us, if you’ve come up empty, …

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Idaho’s Top Elk Units!

Idaho elk hunting is as good as it has ever been, herd populations are above objective in most units, while other areas are holding strong and only a handful of areas are showing decline. These are wonderful times to be an Idaho elk hunter! Idaho does not offer a bonus …

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Using the Swagger Bipod In The Prone Position

Use the code  shootwithswagger at checkout for a discount!  Eastmans’ Hunting Journals staff member Scott Reekers shares his experience hunting elk with Swagger all-terrain bipod system equipped Savage Model 111 rifle chambered in .300 Win Mag. Shooting his rifle from the  prone position, the stability and flexibility of this bipod system …

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Beyond The Grid: Wyoming Wilderness Elk Hunt

Bowhunt elk in the heart of grizzly bear country in this episode of Beyond the Grid TV by Eastmans’. Bowhunter Dan Pickar travels deep into the wilderness of Wyoming to chase bull elk in early September. Hunting in grizzly bear habitat has Pickar taking extra precautions. Learn tips and tricks …

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