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  1. M

    Best Caliber Rifle Elk

    Hi everyone, so I am new Elk and deer hunter. I grew up hunting mostly upland game. I am going on a guided Elk hunt in October in Idaho and I looking to purchase a larger caliber rifle than my 6.5 creedmoor. I’ve ready many articles debating this topic. I am a big guy 6-3 230. Not afraid of a...
  2. G

    Elk Hunting Bullets

    With a 300 Win Mag, -- could I get some good feedback on the Berger 215 grain open tip match bullets performance and expansion when shooting between zero and 600 yard shots ? thanks very much...
  3. TriggerTime426

    156 berger long range performance

    Ive been meaning to do a write up about how my particular bullet behaved. I know there are quite a few threads regarding how bergers perform on game, alot of people report that they don't get exit wounds with them so I thought I would give a detailed account of how the 6.5 156 performed. The...
  4. E

    SOLD/EXPIRED Proof Carbon fiber prefit for Zermatt Origin action. 6.5 creedmoor

    Proof Carbon fiber prefit for Zermatt Origin action. 6.5 creedmoor. Sendero contour. 24". 1:8. 330 rounds. Lots of barrel life left on it. Shoots great. Just decided to go with a different cartridge. $600 shipped
  5. badthirtyone

    Nature scenes we rarely see - Cool mount & backstory

    I wanted to share what I thought was an interesting mount, with an equally interesting back-story. My family is fortunate enough to have access to a cabin that belongs to a long-time family friend. It is located smack-dab in the middle of some of Colorado's finest hunting ground, and my boys...
  6. jordanrw23

    Had a great weekend in Montana (Blackfeet Nation)

    Well after building a load for my Kimber 280 Ackley with a Barnes 145 LRX and H4831sc. Found a unique looking antelope and took a 375 yard shot and my load development all came together on Friday Oct. 15. Saturday morning I was blessed at first light with possibly my personal best bull elk on...
  7. JumpinLegs

    .308 or .338 Caliber Elk and Up Cartridge

    I'm trying to decide on a cartridge for elk-sized game and up for shots up to 800 yards. It must be at least .308 caliber. I have a .270 Win which will handle everything up to elk comfortably. This cartridge should also be enough gun for brown bear, though it will mainly be for a...
  8. Sgt. grizz

    I’m doing a Idaho cow elk hunt in unit 66A and Tex creek

    I’m going to do my first cow Elk hunt, in Idaho unit 66a and Tex Creek, can any one give me tip for this area. This hunt will be in November. I have been doing some scouting using OnX maps but any help would be great.
  9. fnlights

    Outfitter for Colorado/Wyoming for under $5,500?

    Has anyone went on a guided hunt in Colorado/Wyoming for under $5,500 (this includes elk tag)? If so, who was the outfitter and how was the experience?
  10. D

    Little Hunt Video

    Put a little video together for a season that fell apart this last summer. My "long range" experience was 230 yards LOL!
  11. C

    Hunting the Applegate for Elk any recommendations

    My son and I are going to elk hunting in the Applegate unit and this is his very first time elk hunting, I haven't been elk hunting in years and was wondering if anybody has any suggestions or recommendations on where we could start out to increase are chances.
  12. EyeDoc2020

    Horox Outfitters

    Does anyone have any experience with Horox Outfitters (Josh Horrocks) out of Utah for Elk hunting? Thanks!
  13. MWood

    Any Tips for Transporting Elk Antlers on Airplane?

    Hello, I am flying out for Elk hunt in Idaho first week of October. Normally I drive to any hunts, but this year due to work I am not able to get enough time from work to drive and have to fly. Have any of you ever transported Elk Antlers on Airplane? I would really appreciate any experience...
  14. tactlt

    Dakota Arms Model 76 Custom Bolt Action Rifle

    Dakota Arms Model 76 Custom Bolt Action Rifle Appears Unfired, Caliber 300 Dakota Early (3 digit SN) Custom Built by Don Allen and Pete Grisel co-founder of the American Custom Gun Makers Guild Extraordinary Figured Walnut Stock, Wrap Around Multi-Point Checkering, Shadow Line Cheekpiece...
  15. S

    Idaho Elk Hunt 2019

    I'm looking for some info/tips on elk hunting in Idaho. We will be going in mid October hunting the middle fork zone. None of us live near the area and can't take the time off to do a scouting trip so its basically been all E-scouting. That being said, I feel like we have found a good spot...
  16. D

    2018 Wyoming Antelope & Elk Seaon

    Take a look. To sum up last season it was quick and went by too fast. Work had me in the office almost continuously. What time I did get I spent getting my old man his first pronghorn. That said, I did connect with a few critters and enjoy every minute!!
  17. NEMTHunter

    Montana 2019 Hunting Season. What did you Draw??

    Howdy yall. What have you all drawn for this year? (2019) If you want name the district. Maybe we could meet up in the field! Also what season does it cover Rifle or Archery? I will start out. I got a 631 Either Sex tag for Elk. Rifle season Only. Thanks! and Happy Hunting!
  18. S

    Colorado GMU 521 Elk hunt 3rd Rifle Season 2019

    Hi all. Myself and 3 friends are going to be elk hunting the 3rd rifle season in Colorado GMU 521 this November. We are going to be in the Electric Mountain/Chalk Mountain area. We are taking ATV's and aren't afraid to hike quite aways to get into good hunting. We are all first time elk...
  19. MWood

    Cost of Landowner Tag, Idaho Elk Hunt, 10/1/19 to 10/5/19

    Hello, I won an Elk hunt for this fall in Idaho. The hunt will take place just south of Salmon, ID . The hunt dates are 10/1 to 10/5. The contest I won does not cover the cost of license or tags only cost of guide and lodging. I am supposed to enter the draw, and if not successful in drawing...
  20. JohnnyR

    Newbie checking in...

    Howdy- My quick intro. Joined up because I see tremendous value in the forums here. Thanks to so many that have contributed to the body of knowledge. Very heartening to see such a group of shooters! Wife, daughter, self and our two retrievers live much of the year in New England, but...
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