Today’s episode is packed full of elk hunting knowledge from some of the best in the business. This last weekend, I was joined by Charlie Smith, Jason Phelps, Cory Miller, and Ryan Lampers, at the Oregon Waterfowl Festival of all places, and we got together and gave a little seminar on our combined knowledge of elk hunting. Being the fact that it was 105 degrees outside, our little round table turned out better than we could have expected, and it ended up being a perfect episode to share for Wapiti Wednesday. There is definitely a ton of tips and tactics in this episode that come from guys that can back it up with years and years of consecutive success, so make sure you leave us a review on iTunes and let us know what you think about this episode, and Wapiti Wednesday in general. Thanks guys!
- Introductions (5:00)
- Ryan’s strategy going into a public land elk hunt (6:45)
- What 10 days of season to elk hunt (10:15)
- Raking elk in (15:30)
- Finding Elk (17:30)
- North facing slopes (22:00)
- Approaching bugling bulls (24:00)
- Can you cheat the wind? (31:45)
- Hunting solo vs With a group (33:00)
- Pre-season bull movement (37:20)
- The rut (41:45)
- Bachelor herds (44:15)
- Dealing with satellites (52:15)
- Biggest attributes for success (55:00)
- Deal breaker in a hunting partner (1:07:30)
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