This ebook is a collection of tips & suggestions from some of the best elk hunters in Colorado
Tips, Secrets & Suggestions of Colorado Elk Hunting is not by any means a "how to hunt" book, but rather a memory jogger or guide to aid in perhaps making your hunt a bit more enjoyable & successful.
First time big game hunter or old hand at big game hunting, all can benefit from a professional guide and/or outfitter. It's important that you understand the difference between an “outfitter” and a “guide”. An outfitter is a licensed business that employs guides and provides the various products and services for a guided hunt. Guides are the actual hunters, who scout and accompany you on hunts.
Outfitters and guides fulfill necessary roles in the hunting industry. They provide the up-to-date hunting insight because of their experience and familiarity with an area. Your guide circumvents you needing to spend days scouting the area prior to hunting. Often sportsman, like yourself, come from long distances and have limited time for hunting. Here is where outfitters and guides are the ticket to an enjoyable and successful hunting trip.
A good hunting guide is someone who has done the scouting year ‘round, someone who’ll set up camp, do the cooking, and help get that trophy bull out once you’ve bagged him.
Guides at Bearcat Outfitters are intimately familiar with the elk’s habits in the area. Your guide will make the decisions based on his or her experience. Your only requirement is to follow them and ultimately shoot the elk. If you are a first-time elk hunter your guide will share the tips and suggestions to make your hunt enjoyable and successful.
Your first step to a fun and memorable hunt is the planning stage. After deciding on your hunting party members, you then select a state. Colorado is the obvious choice because it has the largest population of elk. From there, you must decide what unit to hunt, Bearcat Outfitters are hunting unit 12, which has one of the densest populations of elk in the state.