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Moon Phase Analysis

Without a doubt, a full moon can be an elk hunter’s worst nightmare. Taking the moon phase into account when planning your elk hunt is probably one of the most foolproof practices to ensure that you have good elk movement and rutting activity during daylight hours. This is a guide to help you plan your hunt around the dreaded full moon this fall. Keep in mind, these are purely predictions and things can and often do change. Additional uncontrollable factors can alter these predictions; factors like snow, temperature and cloud cover can intensify or reduce the effects of a full moon significantly…..


About Guy Eastman, Editor-In-Chief

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Following in the footsteps of his father, Guy has taken up the reins and is now at the helm of the Eastmans’ Hunting Journal and the Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal. A fine hunter in his own right, Guy has taken several trophy animals and has become an expert in trophy hunting as well.

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  2. Hamilton, Montana 2010. Full moon and 90 degrees. Elk hunting the Idaho any weapons September Season mid to late September……………….It can be one or the other, but not both
    full moon and hot. Thankfully, Idaho deer tags were also bear tags back then. .

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