The Ultimate Guide to Elk Hunting : Techniques and Strategies of the World's Greatest Hunters
A comprehensive guide to hunting elk throughout their range.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 152.4 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
- 01 Mar 2001
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- The Lyons Press
- Guilford, United States
Back cover copy
In this compelling and informative edition, authors Bob Robb and Gerald Bethge track down some of the most experienced elk hunters on the continent, and get them to reveal the keys to their consistent successes. All of the pros' strategies are covered in detail: bugling; how to adapt your tactics to all types of weather; how to fool a wary herd bull; pre- and post-rut tactics; secrets of using cow mews; and much more. Also included are tips on how to field dress and quarter elk; information on calibers and loads; how to choose a bow or muzzleloader; plus a special section on elk recipes.Some of the experts who share their years of elk-hunting experience with the authors are: Al Kuntz, who tells how to plan the elk hunting trip of a lifetime; Chad Schearer, who reveals how to use calls effectively, in any hunting situation; Randy Ulmer, whose sneak hunting tactics are legendary; George Taulman, who give valuable tips on how to get an elk during the general rifle season, early or late; Harold Knight and David Hale, who consistently take big bulls with black powder; Col. Craig Boddington, who reviews the different calibers that you can use for elk and recommends which one is for you. (6 X 9, 240 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, charts)
About Bob Robb
Bob Robb has hunted elk in every western state, as well as in Alaska, Canada, and Mongolia. Currently a fulltime freelance writer, Robb resides in Valdez, Alaska. Gerry Bethge has hunted big game across North America and is the editor-in-chief of Harris Publications Outdoor Magazine Group. He has written for and edited outdoor magazines for nearly 20 years, and resides in Fairfield, Connecticut.