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    Good Elk Hunting Books???

    Can you guys suggest some good elk hunting books? I'm planning on a DIY rifle hunt in CO this year.

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    Mike Eastmans book Elk Hunting The West is a great read with tons of good info!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brady View Post
    Can you guys suggest some good elk hunting books? I'm planning on a DIY rifle hunt in CO this year.

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    Mike Eastman's "Elk hunting the West" was and still is my "Bible" on Elk hunting. I recommend you buy it, and absorb it.

    Good luck on your hunt.

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    Backcountry Bowhunting by Cameron Hanes is also a good book, he covers elk hunting and much more.

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    Elk Hunting the west is the go to book for me. Good luck. I'm planning a trip to Colrado as well, what season are you looking at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by diyhntr View Post
    Elk Hunting the west is the go to book for me. Good luck. I'm planning a trip to Colrado as well, what season are you looking at?
    I'll be going the second season with rifle

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    Brady,
    If you don't mind me asking what part of Colorado will you be hunting and where do you live? I'm heading over from Oregon. Maybe we could ride together and split the cost of fuel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by diyhntr View Post
    Brady,
    If you don't mind me asking what part of Colorado will you be hunting and where do you live? I'm heading over from Oregon. Maybe we could ride together and split the cost of fuel?
    I'm coming from Texas to unit 751. This will be my first trip out there. Where are you hunting?

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    71 and 711. I wish I'd drawn a 1st season tag but I can hunt the same area and continue to learn the country. One of the things you'll read in Elk Hunting the West is hunt the same country over and over so you know it like the back of your hand. You gonna backpack it or have a base camp?

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    Quote Originally Posted by diyhntr View Post
    71 and 711. I wish I'd drawn a 1st season tag but I can hunt the same area and continue to learn the country. One of the things you'll read in Elk Hunting the West is hunt the same country over and over so you know it like the back of your hand. You gonna backpack it or have a base camp?
    We will be back packing

 

 

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