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Randy Newberg takes his 30 years of rifle elk hunting experience to provide critical points that will bring consistent elk hunting success for highly pressured public land bulls during the rifle seasons, mostly the post-rut and late season. You will learn the system to find elk in all conditions, in all landscapes.
Meet your course instructor, expert hunter & conservationist, Randy Newberg. He will walk you through his methods of success in rifle elk hunting seasons. Randy imparts all his wisdom regarding highly pressured public land bull elk by shaping your understanding of their needs, how they use the la...
Needs of elk change over the course of our seasons, and thus elk change their behaviors accordingly. In this chapter, Randy will discuss the five calendar periods of elk, compared to the human calendar, and identify the needs in each period.
Elk are elk, but some landscapes require elk to migrate. Other landscapes require elk to stay put. Regardless of what type of elk are in your hunt, Randy explains how elk best use the available resources, and why it matters when trying to find public land elk.
Non-migratory elk disperse horizontally, based on forage availability resulting from localized moisture patterns. In this chapter, Randy explains how to use that behavior to find elk consistently in rifle seasons.
Rifle elk hunting is usually the most intense period of hunting pressure, causing mature bull elk to respond accordingly. In this chapter, Randy discusses tactics to use hunting pressure to your advantage.
You have spent much of the summer researching your hunt, learning more about elk, and building an e-scouting plan. Randy explains the crucial importance of sticking with that plan to achieve success in the field.
When executing your plan, the first big decision you will face is what type of camp best suits the conditions & situations you want to hunt in. In this chapter, Randy focuses on the different types of camps and the benefits of each.
Many elk hunts are for antlerless elk, cow elk. In this often overlooked late season option, Randy discusses the different needs of cow elk, and how to use those needs to successfully find and hunt them.
Cartridges and calibers are a big topic of discussion among rifle elk hunters, often receiving too much emphasis. In this chapter, Randy addresses the basics of accuracy, shot placement, and bullet performance needed to be consistently lethal.
Most rifle elk seasons take place during post-rut and late seasons, which are conditions best suited to glassing bulls from afar. In this chapter, Randy details his most effective and efficient ways to find elk using optics.
Post-rut and late season elk hunting is often cold and windy, sometimes requiring heavy exertion. In this chapter, Randy explains the fundamentals of staying warm during these difficult conditions, allowing you to hunt for long hours and eventually find your elk.
Ch. 17 - Rifle Elk Hunting Top Ten Things to Remember
Elk hunting is a lifetime craft where you develop many tricks and tactics to improve your success. In this bonus chapter, Randy lists ten takeaways that have helped him find more success in his rifle elk hunts.