Randy Newberg’s Elk Talk “SYSTEM” for finding highly pressured public land elk is explained in overview here. Randy covers the four basic needs; food, water, security, and breeding. Randy explains how the calendar period in which you are hunting determines what needs the elk have and where they will go to satisfy those needs. Where elk go to satisfy those needs is where you will find them in that calendar period.
In this episode of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg talks all about sanctuaries. Sanctuaries, security, and survival are a primary need of elk during much of the hunting season. The onX system is critical for identifying these sanctuaries.
In this episode of the E-Scouting for Elk series with OnX, Randy Newberg talks all about hunting burns. He talks about what makes a good burn, how to hunt it, how to find them, and how all burns are not created equal. The goal of this series is to allow you to scout from home, via computer, and build a very solid hunting plan before you even head to the field. Whether you live ten …
Elk Talk Podcast with Randy Newberg and Corey Jacobsen, (Episode 1)View Post
This episode, Edges and Disruptions, is the second part of our series on E-Scouting for elk, specifically public land bull elk, with onX Hunt. Randy discusses a primary need for elk throughout the all seasons of the year, which is food and where to find it at certain times of the year.
The first rule of elk hunting is to find the elk. Seems too easy to say, but you can’t tag an elk if you can’t find an elk. The best elk hunters are the best at finding elk, thus they get many opportunities to tag an elk.
Know your season, know your elk, know you will find them. It is all predicated on a plan. Make a plan, work the plan, and show results.
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Leupold’s Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg launches Season 6 with a 2017 New Mexico elk hunt with Tracey and Bruce Pettet. Bruce is the CEO of Leupold Optics and frequent guest on Fresh Tracks.
Randy Newberg explains hunting the pre-rut seasonal period is one of the easier times to find elk. The highest priority need is transitioning from food and water during the early season toward breeding as the highest priority need in the peak-rut. The pre-rut period is small 10-14 day window where older bulls are starting to change patterns. By the end of the pre-rut, the bull’s needs of food and water are now replaced by breeding.
All western states are covered, with deadlines, result dates, point systems, quirks and intricacies, tips for each states and each species, along with strategy ideas for your hunting plans in general and by strategies for short and long-term approach to drawing more tags.
For hunters who are wondering how many days of backcountry elk hunting they have ahead, llamas can extend that time frame. Good llamas are low maintenance, reliable, docile, and can carry more than you imagine. If you can still hike, a string of llamas can take the weight from your back and give you more days in the elk mountains.
Every successful elk hunt manages the wind. That requires understanding thermal activity and what you can do to use those thermals to your advantage and keep that advantage as the direction of the thermals change.