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.
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Wisconsin To Hold 2018 Elk Hunt
Mar 27, 2018 - WI DNR officials announce first elk hunt in state history.READ MORE ›
A Dramatic Bull Elk Rescue You HAVE to See [VIDEO]
Mar 23, 2018 - We've seen some great deer rescue videos before, but today's clip might be more heart-pounding and dramatic th...READ MORE ›
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 ›
Elk Reintroduced to West Virginia
Mar 13, 2018 - The Eastern Elk Initiative helps reintroduce elk into the state of West Virginia.READ MORE ›
Don't Cry Over Spoiled Elk -- Litigate!
Aug 17, 2004 - A small-claims court ruling in Maine recently favored a big game hunter who charged that United Parcel Service...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: 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 ›
Spomer on Shooting: Best All-Round Bolt-Action Big Game Rifle
Nov 19, 2015 - If the shorter, lighter rifle brings home the bacon, why torture yourself carrying anything heavier?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 ›
The Best State For Deer Calling?
Jan 28, 2016 - Kansas bucks are some of the most call-friendly beasts on the planet, and I’m not talking just little guys.READ MORE ›
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 ›
RecipesView All Submit Your Own
Shepherd's Pie with Elk
Aug 7, 2018 - This recipe is a hearty family favorite and very quick to throw together at the last minute.READ MORE ›
Mexican Lasagna With Ground Elk
Nov 20, 2015 - A buddy gave us ground elk from a nice bull he took in Colorado, but any ground venison will work.READ MORE ›