Elk Tips, News, Adventures, Gear Reviews & Blog PostsWhat gets your skin tingling like the beautiful bugle of a bull elk at close proximity? If you're like us, (and we bet you are) you understand the challenges and the joy that comes from stalking a big game animal as elusive as an elk. At The Guide Outdoors we have tons of elk hunting tips from the world's foremost hunting experts. Elk hunters throughout the world share their experiences of personal Elk Hunting Adventures and we choose only the best to share with you! Not only will you find tips and tricks, but you'll gather information and reviews on elk hunting essentials like Elk Decoys and Archery Targets from Sportsman's Guide. You can even check out tasty Elk Recipes. If you're confident you'll get your elk, be sure to use The Best Big Game Knife to make that major project a little easier. Use our Ballistic Charts to ensure your specified ammo is shooting how you like. Be sure to check back often for the latest and greatest bow hunting techniques and buying guides from the experts.
Elk Hunting: 'Packing Preacher' Saves The Day!
Jan 10, 2016 - Two old men cling to the frozen face of a mountain that would give Lindsey Vonn pause!READ MORE ›
Realtree: Genesis of an Outdoor Empire
Sep 15, 2015 - Realtree camo patterns have contributed to more hunting success in the field for many. All thanks to one man.READ MORE ›
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW With Toxey Haas: Mossy Oak: The Legend Continues
Sep 11, 2015 - If you could ask Mossy Oak founder Toxey Haas anything, what would you ask? Here’s what SG asked him.READ MORE ›
Diary of an Elk Hunt
Aug 28, 2015 - A bull is bugling...maybe a 6 x 6. My blood pressure rises as I realize I can walk right up to this thing!READ MORE ›
Spomer on Shooting: Do Blunt Bullets Hit Harder?
Jul 21, 2015 - It's a myth that round or flat noses on bullets increase their wallop over the slap of sharp-nosed bullets.READ MORE ›
Last Day Birthday Bull Elk
Oct 27, 2014 - It was the last evening of the last day of the Arizona elk season and my luck went from bad to worse.READ MORE ›
Bowhunting: 10 Ways to Success!
Aug 21, 2017 - Here are some packing and gear tips for bowhunters!READ MORE ›
Best Elk Cartridges
Apr 4, 2016 - The exact round doesn’t matter nearly as much as the bullet it shoots and how well you place it.READ MORE ›
New Year Bowhunting Resolutions
Dec 31, 2015 - It’s time to plan, dream, and scheme for the year of bowhunting that lies ahead!READ MORE ›
Wilderness Survival: Fight Back Against a Frozen Firearm
Dec 16, 2015 - Use these easy tips to keep your weapon operational in the freezing cold/snow of winter!READ MORE ›
Spomer on Shooting: Answers Reader Performance Question on .308 Winchester
Nov 30, 2015 - A reader wrote in asking, “Is a .308 Winchester or Federal 150-grain bullet all I need for deer?"READ MORE ›
Spomer on Shooting: Blood Trail Bullets
Nov 23, 2015 - Good letters about blood trails by readers John and Arky raise the perennial question about bullet performance...READ MORE ›
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SCI's Annual Hunters' Convention Feb. 3-6 in Vegas
Jan 26, 2016 - Hunter Alert: SCI’s 44th Annual Hunters' Convention is Feb. 3-6 in Las Vegas!READ MORE ›
The Great American Outdoor Show Set in Pennsylvania Feb. 6-14
Jan 25, 2016 - The HUGE Great American Outdoor Show is set in Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 6-14READ MORE ›
RMEF Records All-Time Membership High!
Jan 24, 2016 - The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation saw a 7 percent increase in members in 2015.READ MORE ›
Arizona: Online Applications For Pronghorn, Elk Tags Now Open!
Jan 23, 2016 - The deadline to apply for pronghorn, elk tags in Arizona is February 9.READ MORE ›
NRA CEO Challenges Obama to Debate on Guns
Jan 16, 2016 - The CEO of the NRA challenged President Obama to a debate on gun control.READ MORE ›
46th Annual Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping, Vacation Show Jan. 14-17
Jan 12, 2016 - Think spring at the annual Sportsmen’s Show Jan. 14-17 in St. Paul, Minn.READ MORE ›
Gear ReviewView All
Leatherwood 1-4 x 24mm Scope, Nitrogen Purged
Jan 28, 2016 - Leatherwood’s 1-4 x 24mm scope features polished, DiamondTuff-coated lenses.READ MORE ›
Mr Heater Hunting Buddy Portable Propane Heater, Up to 18,000 BTUs
Jan 26, 2016 - The Mr. Heater Hunting Buddy has single control-knob start, and three heat settings.READ MORE ›
Guide Gear Arctic Hunter II Waterproof Boots, Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity
Jan 25, 2016 - Guide Gear Arctic Hunter II Waterproof Boots sport 2,000 grams of top-notch insulation!READ MORE ›
Guide Gear Merino Wool Blend Crew Socks, 3 Pair
Jan 24, 2016 - Guide Gear’s Merino Wool Sock blends wool, nylon and acrylic for breathable warmth.READ MORE ›
Stealth Cam SD Card Reader And Viewer With 4.3-inch LCD Screen
Jan 20, 2016 - Stealth Cam SD Card Reader and Viewer with 4.3-inch LCD Screen comes with a rugged ABS plastic housing.READ MORE ›
Long Gun Cleaning Pad
Jan 14, 2016 - The waterproof Long Gun Cleaning Pad prevents soak-through while stopping spills from spreading.READ MORE ›
From the BlogView All
Hunter Sits Still in the Middle of Elk Herd [VIDEO]
Sep 22, 2017 - I'm always excited to share the videos I find, but today's might be my all-time favorite.READ MORE ›
5 Awesome Camo Weddings You Wish You'd Thought Of
Sep 21, 2016 - When an outdoorsman and an outdoorswoman fall in love they have a camo wedding!READ MORE ›
Camo Quiz: Are You A Realtree Authority?
Sep 19, 2016 - Take this quiz to see how well you know your Realtree® camo!READ MORE ›
Tales from the Field: Bucket List Elk!
Jul 20, 2016 - Larry L. of Nebraska shares the story of his epic hunt!READ MORE ›
5 Unique Gifts For, 'The Person Who Has Everything'! [GIFT GUIDE]
Dec 10, 2015 - Tough time buying a gift for, you know, that person who is HARD to buy for... ?READ MORE ›
Six Reasons to Buy a New Ruger—Right Now!
Oct 26, 2015 - SG is very excited to now be selling Sturm, Ruger & Co. firearms! Learn more about this American company!READ MORE ›