World Champion Team Roper Jeremy Buhler won an elk hunt with Matt West during RMEF’s 2018 Hunter & Outdoor Christmas. Last October, he headed to the mountains of Montana to chase the elusive Wapiti for the first time and found success, harvesting a quality 6×6 bull elk.
Brandon Bates heads back to Montana for an archery elk hunt. He’s not searching for a trophy or record book bull, he’s searching to find redemption in the field, whatever that may be.
Worth the Effort – A Montana Archery Hunt with Chuck WicksView Post
West Virginia is known by many as the Mountain State. But for more than a century, those mountains lacked one of its long-time residents—the wild, free-ranging elk. Now, thanks to the efforts of cooperating state wildlife agencies, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its fired-up volunteers, elk are back the ground on their historic West Virginia range. The latest group to arrive made it thanks to a cross-country trek and a pay-it-forward attitude from a …
Last June, we introduced you to Blake Mannion, one of 1.5 million people who live in the Bronx. Blake is one of only four people in his entire realm of acquaintances he knows that hunt. Now, he heads west for the first time in search of his first elk and an experience he only dreamed about until now.
The Elk Hunter – A RMEF FilmView Post
Historic records show elk once inhabited at least 50 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. But due to human settlement and over-hunting combined with declining habitat, the animals vanished in the mid-to-late 1800’s. A reintroduction attempt took place in the mid 1930’s. It failed and more than 75 years would pass until the sound of a bugling bull would be heard in the woods of Wisconsin. 2018 marked the first managed hunt in the state of Wisconsin, …
Follow along with NASCAR drivers Ryan Newman & Martin Truex as they head west to escape to elk country in search of wapiti.
15 miles…that’s 79,200 feet. That’s also the approximate length of how much old, dilapidated unfriendly-to-wildlife fencing is no longer on the Colorado landscape, home to the most elk in North America. Migration is easier for elk, deer and other animals thanks to what’s become an annual reunion of sorts by volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. This “family” is growing its ranks by welcoming new, younger faces to the effort. And they’re firmly grasping …
Montana Rendezvous – A RMEF FilmView Post
Chronic Wasting DiseaseView Post
Mike Roberts, winner of the MTN OPS and RMEF promotional elk hunt, takes to the hills of the west on a dream hunt he surely won’t forget.
To some, finding a matching 6×6 shed is as big of a deal as loosing an arrow at 20 yards at an elk. But why? What makes shed hunting so special? Brandon Bates takes to the mountains with Jeremy Steffensen and his nephew shed hunting master, Cameron Sargent, to learn what makes him addicted to shed hunting, or Sheddicted.
For Mark Wills and his daughter Macey, hunting isn’t just a hobby or sport – it’s a way of life. At a young age, Macey had difficulty eating any sort of animal proteins. That is, until she discovered elk meat. The lean meat is now a key part of her diet. It truly is her Way of Life.
There has always been those who oppose hunting – who do not believe that humans should pursue and consume wildlife. Some prefer the idea that wild others should live out their lives in nature, while we rely on agricultural processes. Many people believe that hunting damages populations of wild animals. In reality, hunting harvest models are founded on the principle that we will impact populations minimally if we hunt the biological surplus and leave remaining …