Do you like tracking animals? This episode of Wapiti Wednesday is fully dedicated to tracking big bulls in the snow. Todd Orr, who is notoriously known for surviving his double grizzly bear is actually an amazing elk hunter. Todd has taken 28 bulls over the years with a pistol. An incredibly tough feat, that he has accomplished via mastering the art of tracking bulls down in the snow to a very close range. This podcast makes me wish I had an extra elk tag for the late season still. For those who are a bit timid about grizzly bears however you probably don’t want to listen to this episode because Todd also shares the vivid bone crushing story of getting attacked by a momma grizzly twice and surviving. This story was really good for me to hear as I sometimes become too complacent about being in bear country and this serves as a great reminder that bad thing do happen to even guys who are prepared and know what to do.
About Todd Orr – 0:03:37
Pistol Hunting Tracking Tactics – 0:08:11
What to Look for in Terrain – 0:14:54
Todd’s Horrific Grizzly Attack – 0:20:16
Complacency – 0:39:05
Hiking in the Dark & Partners – 0:45:16
Precautionary Advice – 0:49:06
Last Years Elk Hunt – 0:52:06
Todd’s Range with a Pistol – 0:54:18
Todd’s Bullet Choice – 0:56:17
Todd’s Tactics & Stories 0:56:55
Elk Using the Same Areas – 1:07:17
The Love of Outsmarting your Prey – 1:10:43
Skyblade Knives & Todd Online – 1:16:21
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