Today I’m joined by a good friend and excellent elk hunter Dirk Durham from the Elk Collective and Phelps Game Calls. In this podcast Dirk shares is journey last year to turn a ruined season into a success. After receiving a major shoulder injury just days into season, Dirk thought it was all but over for the year. After switching to a mouth tab release and teaching himself to shoot it, Dirk pushed through and was able to kill a bull which is amazing. We dive into that story and more in this episode. We also cover how you can get a tag if you were not able to get lucky and get a limited entry tag somewhere. We cover how Dirk would go about choosing an area within those general season tags that offer multiple units. We also cover an in depth discussion about utilizing racking to kill bulls that may be over called to.
Intro – Dirk Durham – 0:03:23
How Dirk Tore His Rotator Cuff – 0:06:48
Choosing a General Tag & Unit – 0:17:04
What to Look For & How Far In – 0:27:45
Cow Calls vs Bugles – 0:37:34
Raking Tactics – 0:47:16
Dirk’s Plans for the Upcoming Season – 0:58:28
The Elk Collective – 1:01:27
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