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RMEF Member Pre-Season Special offer

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RMEF PRE SEASON HUNTING SPECIAL! This year get prepped early. This 12×17 10oz Canvas wall tent with a complete internal frame comes with 1 standard screen window in the back, a 5” stove jack for the cool evenings and the frame to make setup a breeze! PACKAGE INCLUDES: The complete canvas wall tent and alloy frame setup. Ready now for your 2019 hunting trip – and for many seasons to come! TRADITIONAL CANVAS TENT 12’ …

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BONE-CRUSHING PRECISION OUT TO THE FARTHEST REACHES

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The Premier Scirocco Bonded line is some of the most versatile and reliable big-game ammunition offered today. The expansion-generating polymer tip and boat tail base combine to defy air resistance at the front end, and reduce drag at the back. The progressively thickening, heavy-based, pure copper jacket is bonded to the lead core to preserve bullet integrity and retain over 75% of its weight at all velocities. Finally, the bullet’s precise concentricity and secant ogive …

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Bugling Bulls with Steve Chappell

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Steve Chappell, host of Elk Camp TV and elk outfitter, uses his signature series of calls to bring in a nice bull into bow range for one of his clients. In this video, you can see the interaction of this bull with the call sequence. The interaction will hopefully give you some tips for your next hunting season. Gear List https://buglingbull.com/shop/elk-calls/elk-calling-systems/141-rogue-bugle-tube/ The Rogue bugle tube is designed for use with diaphragm calls. With the patented …

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Finding the Right Optic for You

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There are lots of riflescopes available on the marketplace today: Some are built with very specific purposes in mind, others are meant to offer maximum versatility, and others still fall somewhere in between. The scopes offered by Leupold are designed from the ground up to help you get the job done in any hunting situation you could ever find yourself in – from the deer woods of northern Pennsylvania, to the backcountry of the American …

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Choosing the Right Elk Diaphragm Call

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When it comes to selecting the right elk diaphragm calls, the choices can be overwhelming. However, there is a simple process for finding the one that works best for you. In this Episode of the Fire Away Q&A, Corey Jacobsen answers that very question and explains the differences in elk diaphragm calls, as well as how to determine which one is going to work best for you. He also demonstrates different elk calls and shows …

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New from Traeger – The Pro and Ironwood Series

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Over thirty years ago, an idea was born that started a movement in outdoor cooking. A revolution of flavor that challenged the standard of taste set by gas and charcoal. Today, Traeger leads that movement fueled in part by a passion for outdoor cooking, a love for 100% natural wood-fired flavor and creating handcrafted meals that bring people closer together. PRO SERIES (above): IRONWOOD SERIES: Experience freedom like never before with the new WiFIRE® enabled …

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Road to Remain Open for Montana Hunters, Others to Access

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Sometimes, just paying attention can go a long, long way. Several years ago, a staffer with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation noticed a popular road in southwest Montana was closed. He raised the issue, another RMEF staffer sat in on public discussions and took part in a stakeholder’s tour, and all involved worked out what was a somewhat issue. Today, the road is open for hunters, hikers and others to access public land. Below is …

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Oklahoma Man Claims New Nontypical Elk Record

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Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. That’s exactly what happened to Tyson Heibert. And because of that and a keen eye with his bow, he now holds  the new state record for a nontypical elk. “Somehow, luckily, he ran right in front of me,” Heibert told The Oklahoman. “I just drew my bow and let her fly… I had no idea what I had when I shot him.” …

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RMEF, Others Promote Awareness of Wildlife Poaching

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Below is a news release issued by the International Wildlife Crimestoppers Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Guidefitter, and Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Helps Promote Awareness of Wildlife Poaching by Supporting International Wildlife Crimestoppers, Inc. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Guidefitter, and Nevada Bighorns Unlimited have pledged their support of $5,000 each to International Wildlife Crimestoppers (IWC) to safeguard the nation’s wildlife from poachers. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is the leading conservation organization protecting North America’s elk …

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North Carolina to Host Smoky MTN Elk Fest

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The first-ever Smoky MTN Elk Fest, a family-friendly celebration of elk and conservation is scheduled to take place Sept. 13-15, 2019, in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. “To see my first elk, I drove 2,200 miles,” Joyce Cooper, co-chair of the Great Smoky Mountains Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, told the Smoky Mountain News. “Now I can drive 5 miles and see an elk. I’ve had elk on my property. They’ve been grazing on …

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Gear 101: Pack Dump

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RMEF’s own hunting editor dumps his day pack and shows-off its contents. Everything you need for a day in the field. What did we leave out? Comment below. Learn more about the Alps Outdoors Switchback X pack: http://www.alpsoutdoorz.com/products/rmef/extreme-packs/switchback-x