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.
In Episode #10 of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg shows how he makes his E-scouting plan for the hardest period of all, the post-rut. You will see that onX system is critical for creating this plan. .
In Episode #9 of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg goes through the entire process of creating an E-scouting plan for a pre-rut elk hunt. Randy shows how all the information in prior videos comes together for building this E-scouting plan. Using information explained those prior videos, Randy explains why he is looking for food and water as the primary need, given this is a pre-rut hunt. Randy picks general locations, how he ranks them, and …
In Episode #8 of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg talks about the 5 different periods during which we hunt elk. Those seasons are Early Season, Pre Rut, Peak Rut, Post Rut, and Late Season
In Episode #7 of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg talks about the needs elk have. Elk have 4 primary needs. They have 3 permanent needs; food, water and sanctuary, and 1 seasonal need; breeding.
In this episode, Part 6, of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg talks about using boundaries as a form of sanctuary. We’ve already covered sanctuaries as a place elk use for security and survival. Boundaries are a common sanctuary caused by the discomfort hunters feel when hunting boundaries.
In this episode of E-Scouting for elk, Randy Newberg talks all about hunting pressure. He explains different types of hunting pressure you may experience, how to plan for it, and how to use it as your ally.
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 …
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.