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Coming Full Circle

In From The Fieldby RMEFLeave a Comment

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation seeks to lengthen its stride in better carrying out its conservation mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. We enjoy our work and find great satisfaction in seeking to make a tangible difference for the most majestic of North America’s wild creatures, and those of us who appreciate and love to pursue them.

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The Horizon

In Hunting Is Conservationby RMEFLeave a Comment

Hunting is a privilege. It’s a privilege that can be taken from us very easily. We need to respect it, and we need to honor.

We have to provide some value to society. Hunting is about purposes that are deep and meaningful to each individual and making the entire picture better for the next generation.

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New Mexico Elk Tag Drawing

In Bugle TV, The Huntby RMEFLeave a Comment

New Mexico is home to some of the best elk hunting in the world. And millions of acres of public land give you lots of places to chase them. Odds for the best tags are tough, but well worth the effort if you draw. Gila, Carson, Cibola, Lincoln, and Santa Fe National Forests are all great elk hunting.

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Nevada Elk Tag Drawing

In Bugle TV, The Huntby RMEFLeave a Comment

Nevada has some of the best elk hunting to be found in the west. Unfortunately, tags are really hard to draw. If you draw, not only will you have a great hunt, but 85% of Nevada is public land, so finding a place to hunt is not a problem. This video will help you understand the Nevada system for drawing elk tags.

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Long-Awaited First Hunt

In From The Field, Youthby RMEFLeave a Comment

I have been waiting to hunt with my dad and his friends for years. Finally, when I turned 12, I was able to go and the trip lived up to my expectations. On the first weekend, it was a lesson in patience. We spotted some cow elk and I raised my rifle, but didn’t pull the trigger because I didn’t have a good shot on the vitals. The cow was moving from right to left …

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Oregon Rendezvous

In RMEF at Workby RMEFLeave a Comment

You just can’t beat a winning combination. And when it’s youth that come out as the big winner, it’s that much better. The Arthur R. Dubs Foundation, which seeks to empower youth and improve their connection to the outdoors, joined the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation at its 2016 Oregon Rendezvous to sponsor youth conservation activities. The partnership included providing the $50 entry fee so youth could attend for free, providing $20 RMEF youth memberships for …

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Hunting With Big Brother

In From The Field, Youthby RMEFLeave a Comment

Our family hunts near our cabin not too far from home. My big brother, Joe, is a great elk hunter, so he offered to take me out on my first elk hunt. It was toward the end of the season and there was snow on the ground. He picked me up from school at 2 p.m. and we got to the mountains by 3 p.m. We saw a deer walking across the draw and he …