Welcome to Wapiti Wednesday. Today’s episode is a gold mine. Verlyn Savage is one of those guys that just absolutely gets it done every year. He has harvest 6 points in both Idaho and Oregon for nearly 20 years straight now. That’s right not only does he get a bull every year but he gets two bulls every year. We dive into everything from elk behavior, to calling, to how to hunt as a team. Verlyn is one hell of a guy that is not afraid to get after it even in his 50’s. Verlyn and his hunting partner have quite the system and operate very well together. A couple years back they even managed to find and kill an all elusive 400” public land bull. The kind of bull that every DIY elk hunters dreams are made of. Just listening to the story will get you fired up and ready to hit the mountain to scout. I could talk elk hunting and listen to him tell elk hunting stories for hours. Hope you guys enjoy. Happy Wapiti Wednesday!
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Verlyn Savage a Straight Killer – Start
How Long he’s been Hunting Elk – 5:57
Hunting with a Partner Vs. Solo – 9:04
Just for the Meat to Big Bulls – 15:04
Verlyn’s 400 Class “Wilcox Bull” – 23:30
Tactics when Persuing a Bull – 41:48
Advice to Give Your Past Self ? – 55:44
His Hunting Partner, Tim – 1:00:21
Adapting While Calling – 1:03:31
Verlyn’s Instagram – 1:19:00