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RMEF Receives Conservation Honor

In RMEF at Workby RMEFLeave a Comment

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation received the Boone and Crockett Club’s third Conservation and Stewardship Award for exemplifying excellence in conservation and wildlife and land stewardship. RMEF recently surpassed 7 million conserved or enhanced acres of elk habitat. It also recently topped one million opened or improved public access acres. “Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is a consummate example of hunters who conserve,” said Tom Price, chairman of the Club’s Habitat and Multiple Use/Sharing Committee. “They …

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Piece of Cake – An Elk Ice Rescue

In From The Fieldby Erin DiegelLeave a Comment

Piece of cake, easy, child’s play, a cinch, a walk in the park. These are all idioms I would have used to describe my 2017 late season cow elk the first ten minutes of the hunt. The work that transpired after those initial minutes made me a true believer of the saying “it ain’t over till it’s over.” I am a single mother of 3 who just finished my second season of hunting with …

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Patience Pays Off

In From The Field, Youthby RMEFLeave a Comment

I hunted hard with my uncle for four youth seasons for whitetails in Indiana. With sweat, hard work, and patience I finally got a doe. My next goal was to shoot a buck. So on opening day of shotgun season, we each shot bucks. It really goes to show that patience pays off and this is what family traditions are all about. I’m thankful for having a family that passes hunting and fishing traditions from …