Monster Bull Elk Bugles Right at Nearby Fly Fisherman [VIDEO]


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As if escaping into the mountains for some relaxing fly-fishing wasn’t good enough, the angler in today’s video also gets a front-row seat to something every elk hunter wants to see: a real bugle.

The bull must not see the fly fisherman as a threat, because he sure doesn’t seem to pay him any attention.

Thankfully, the angler’s companion starts filming just as the bull begins crossing the stream. Check it out:


fishing with elk

listen to this elk bugel!

Posted by The Hunting News on Sunday, September 15, 2019


Lucky guy. It’s one thing to HEAR an elk bugle in the distance. It’s another thing to actually SEE the elk bugling not 20 feet away from you.

There are a number of reasons an elk bugles like this. Bulls use it as a sign of dominance, to locate other bulls to challenge, and to call cows to him. I suspect he’s trying to call in some cows. Just a hunch. A big boy like this would have a bigger harem than just one cow.

But hey, who knows?



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2 Responses to “Monster Bull Elk Bugles Right at Nearby Fly Fisherman [VIDEO]”

  1. Sandy Haider

    Amazing-BEAUTIFUL animals

  2. Billy H

    Yellowstone Park. Yep, the animals are very tame there.