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What do Elk Eat

What do Elk Eat (Elk Forage)? The following plants are some of the more common examples of elk forage found throughout the Rocky Mountain area.  Chances are good that if you find any of these plants in abundance in a particular area, elk will be nearby.  Also keep in mind that if these plants are…
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Hunting Clothes

Clothing and Accessories Synthetic clothing materials have created lighter weight, waterproof, breathable, scent proof, and silent fabrics that are all the rage. These aren’t cheap, but neither is wool anymore. Wool is the gold standard by which hunting clothes are measured, and no synthetic can rival the warmth and silence of wool, nor do they insulate…
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Colorado Elk and Mule Deer Hunting

You have decided you are going on an elk hunt in Colorado this year. You have your big game brochure, and you lean back in your easy chair and begin to visualize your hunt. I know that when I get that brochure and open it up for the first time, I am almost giddy with…
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Elk Response to Disturbance

Elk Response to Disturbance It is well-documented that elk alter their movement patterns in response to human-related disturbance. For example, a number of studies have demonstrated that elk tend to avoid roads2, 3, 4, 5 and that their survival declines as density of roads increases because of increasing vulnerability2, 6, 7, 8. During hunting season, elk…
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