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Massive Bulls Battle It Out

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Fall is a beautiful thing. The leaves start to turn, the temperatures start to drop, and the rut begins. Bugling Bulls can be heard far across the landscape and if you’re lucky enough, you might even hear the rattling of antlers as one male challenges another for breeding rights to a cow. Well Stephen Dana hit the jackpot over Labor Day weekend and captured a video that has since gone viral around the web. I …

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Dueling Elk Stomp Halloween Display

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To put it simply, it was a sign of the seasons in Estes Park, Colorado, and a couple of bull elk took full advantage of it. They playfully dueled amidst a Halloween display. Marsha Hobert captured it on video and wrote this on her Facebook page:  “So entertaining to watch these two bulls fight over the pumpkins outside an Estes Park hotel that was decorated for Halloween. About 15 seconds into the video, one of …

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Outstanding Video Of The Elk Rut! #LivingElkCountry

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The Rut epitomizes Living Elk Country and that’s exactly what this YouTube submission from Liza Sautter captures. Big bulls fighting “in an epic, age old battle.” Use #LivingElkCountry on a Facebook post to our wall, a Twitter post, or Instagram post with any video’s from Elk Country! Submit your YouTube video by going here and clicking “enter.” No matter what your definition of Living Elk Country is, RMEF wants to see it. Upload your best …

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Adorable “Little Hunting Miracle” Shows Her Lungs Are Good Enough!

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“My daughter, Winnie, is a surviving twin born at 26 weeks gestation. She weighed only 1 pound and spent her first 291 days in the hospital. She just turned 3 and all she talks about is elk and wanting to go elk hunting. I can’t wait to take my little miracle hunting with me one day and prove everyone wrong that told me her lungs would never be good enough to climb mountains. #LivingElkCountry” – …

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Man Gets SURROUNDED by Elk! – #LivingElkCountry

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Chris Burandt submitted what may be one of the strongest #LivingElkCountry submissions we have seen yet in a testament to what may be one of the stealthiest hunting situations of all time. Well Done Chris. Click here to vote for Chris or to see all of the other submissions so far. Learn more below. No matter what your definition of Living Elk Country is, RMEF wants to see it. Upload your best video content to …

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#LivingElkCountry – Man Calls In Black Bear To 9 Yards While Elk Hunting!

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A post shared by Bill (@billwimmer82) on Sep 11, 2017 at 11:40am PDT No matter what your definition of Living Elk Country is, RMEF wants to see it. Upload your best video content to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and use the #Hashtag #LivingElkCountry between now and December 1st for a chance to win the prize package of a lifetime. Don’t have social media or know what a #hashtag is? Use the form below to enter. …

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#LivingElkCountry – Herd Bull!

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This #LivingElkCountry submission should start your week off right! Coming from @Goodbulloutdoors, “This herd bull has great fronts but he has some challengers to run off. ” Check out the details below on how to enter. Voting begins September 15th. No matter what your definition of Living Elk Country is, RMEF wants to see it. Upload your best video content to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and use the #Hashtag #LivingElkCountry between now and December 1st …

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#LivingElkCountry – Washington Bull at 15 Yards!

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I am now 25 years old and have been hunting with my Dad since I was a little girl. We have been hunting in Eastern Washington my whole life, the same unit, the same elk. This place is home to me. In this video, this was the first time I’ve ever experienced a big bull no more than 15-20 yards from me, totally relaxed and just passing through. I had been sitting in this spot …

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#LivingElkCountry My First Elk

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No matter what your definition of Living Elk Country is, RMEF wants to see it. Upload your best video content to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and use the #Hashtag #LivingElkCountry between now and December 1st for a chance to win the prize package of a lifetime. Don’t have social media or know what a #hashtag is? Use the form below to enter. The best videos will be featured on Elk Network and available for voting …

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Hike a little further

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Facebook user Chad Limbach had a pleasant surprise on a recent hike. His caption “Sometimes you just have to hike a little further to see the good stuff!” is telling that the extra effort, can often times result in a great reward! If you’ve got a great video “From The Field,” be sure to submit it below! By checking this box, you acknowledge that you are the original, full owner of the story/content, that my …

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Small Herd of Elk Enjoys a Dip… Until A Visitor Shows Up

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There’s nothing like stumbling across an oasis during the bone-dry summer. Scott Root, conservation outreach manager in central Utah for the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources, has the proof. He retrieved a trail camera and came across this incredible footage. Keep watching to about the 2:15 mark when a different furry visitor takes a dip of its own. By checking this box, you acknowledge that you are the original, full owner of the story/content, that …

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A Six-Year Wait

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On the evening of November 26, 2016, it was chilly and windy.  I was in my stand at 4 pm, and planned to be there until around dark. Once I got settled in, I prayed “Lord, please let me get a deer tonight.  I would love a buck. Please Lord, let me get one.  I’ve never gotten a big buck. I’ve had so many close calls, so many hunts, so many times seeing big bucks …