elk hunting

  1. G

    308 ammo for elk (barrel length)

    Hey guys, I'm looking at getting a Sig Cross in a 308. The Cross is a 16inch barrel and I will have it suppressed. With the shorter barrel length, I'm debating what factory ammo would be best out of that shorter inch barrel for elk. This will be my first Elk hunt and the outfitter is advising...
  2. JustPuddles

    Colorado GMU 54

    I moved to Colorado a few years ago from Ohio. I have a Bull Elk tag for the first rifle season in unit 54. I was planning on entering from the rainbow lake trail head (which seems to be very popular) and thinking of having a base camp somewhere between South Baldy and Storm Pass. I grew up deer...
  3. Tuler

    Scent Elimination for a long range hunt?

    We're heading back to Idaho this year to hunt elk and deer. Typically it's a 200+ yard shot, but we have shot elk in the 30-yard range before (which shocked us as much as the elk). A buddy and I were talking about scent elimination and he was recommending that I should get some from a company...
  4. 300whisper

    Planning first elk hunt need help

    Hunted exclusive on the east coast, and some in Texas and Missouri. I have about 22 years experience hunting deer, hogs, turkeys, and all types of small game/ varmints. My Army buddy is graduating Columbia in December 2020. He wants to do a once in a lifetime hunt. He has a lot of firearms...
  5. T

    338 270gr ELD-X

    I’ve wanted to start a dedicated thread for anybody with experience shooting the 338 270gr ELD-X. It does not seem that many people shoot this bullet. Maybe we can dig up some field results. What cartridge, powder, seating depth, muzzle velocity, etc, are your shooting? How accurately are...
  6. J

    181 gr Hammer Hunters

    I had the chance of of testing out these in my 300 WM today. Shot great. Now to load more and try them out to 500 and 800 yds.These were at 100 yds trying different charges.
  7. M

    Newby Here from California.

    I appreciate the welcome. I love Elk Hunting and Riding my mules. I train mules, have been training mules for forty plus years. I have 12 mules.
  8. J

    Just a Heads Up on Game Bags

    Black Ovis Game Bags on Camofire today.

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