Category: Elk Hunting

What Hunting in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is Like

When you decide to hunt elk with Samuelson Outfitters, you’ll find yourself in the Troublesome Basin, which is part of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. All sorts of animals call this area home, from coyotes to mountain lions, beavers to bears, moose to deer, and, definitely, elk. Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest The Medicine Bow-Routt National… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Elk Hunt at High Elevation

Samuelson Outfitters offers guided elk hunts in Colorado. Keep in mind that elk can be found “way up high in the mountains.” That means hunters need to be prepared to hike to elevations they don’t normally deal with on a daily basis, and the “air up there” can be thinner, making it harder to breathe…. Read more »

What Unsuccessful Elk Hunters Tend to Do During Hunts

Elk hunting is a challenge because it’s difficult. What are some common mistakes elk hunters make that you should avoid? Wrong Time For starters, don’t pick the wrong time to expect to shoot and kill an elk. Ideally, you want to listen for and locate a bull before dawn, in the dark, and get close… Read more »

Tips for Storing Elk Meat

For over 50 years, Samuelson Outfitters has been providing great elk hunting experiences in Colorado. When hunters get elk, then they also get lots of elk meat. They take that meat home, and over time, they and their friends and families eat it. Elk meat is tasty and nutritious, and a nice alternative to the… Read more »

Why Elk Are Such Amazing Species

Elk in the woods of Colorado

Samuleson Outfitters is known for guided elk hunts in rural Colorado. Hunters come from near and far to experience an elk hunt in the wilderness of Colorado where elk are plentiful. What are some cool facts about elk? Elk Have Fast Growing Antlers Elk have fast growing bone antlers. Only the male elk grow them,… Read more »

Good to Great: How to Become a Top Notch Elk Hunter

Elk hunters on horseback in Rocky Mountains

Samuelson Outfitters is known for elk hunting in Colorado. With guided elk hunts, Samuleson Outfitters is responsible for satisfying hunters who want an optimum elk hunting experience in Colorado. So what are some tips to become a great elk hunter? Ways to Improve Elk tend to live in high-altitude areas– the mountains. And they cover… Read more »

What is Hunting Like in the Troublesome Basin?

Have you ever heard of the Troublesome Basin? It’s one of the best places in Colorado to hunt elk, and it’s where Samuelson Outfitters takes hunters to hunt elk in their natural state, away from roads. The hunting area that Samuleson Outfitters uses is only accessible by foot or horseback. Where is the Troublesome Basin… Read more »

What Does it Take to Have a Memorable Elk Hunt in Colorado?

Do you want to have a successful elk hunt in Colorado? Go on a guided hunt with Samuelson Outfitters. You’ll walk or travel on horseback in a roadless part of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest near Rocky Mountain National Park. It’s a primitive area, and a true wilderness experience for those up for the challenge!… Read more »

What Those Living on the East Coast May Not Know About West Coast Hunting Trips

Samuelson Outfitters is known for guided elk hunts in rural Colorado, which is, for most Americans, “out West.” After all, many Americans do live east of the Mississippi River and may or may not ever travel out West unless they have a reason to, whether it’s for a family wedding, a vacation, or, perhaps big… Read more »

Fascinating Facts You May Not Know About Elk

Elk in Mountains of Colorado

What do you know about elk? If you’re like most people, not much! If you’re a hunter, though, and elk are on your radar, you probably know some basics. Robust Size There are lots of interesting facts to learn about elk. For instance, did you know they’re one of the largest mammals in North America?… Read more »