Category: Elk Hunting

Items to Bring on a Colorado Hunt

Are you dreaming about your upcoming Colorado elk hunt with Samuelson Outfitters? Your trip will be an adventure, that’s for sure! It will be a chance to see a part of the world few others really experience. The wilderness of Colorado might seem like a different planet to you, and that’s one of the cool… Read more »

Why First Time Elk Hunters Should Go With a Guide

Elk wandering around Colorado forest Elk

Are you novice hunter thinking about going for an elk hunt in Colorado? If so, you may be wondering whether it’s better to plan and embark on the hunt yourself, or to go with an experienced guide. Here are a couple of reasons why you should consider going with a guide on your first elk… Read more »

Why Elk Hunting is a Unique Experience

Bull elk in Colorado

Sometimes it seems like everybody and their brother hunts deer. Among hunters, deer are popular, aren’t they? Well, there are plenty of deer around, which does make them easier to hunt than certain other animals. And it is fun to hunt deer. Plus their meat can be eaten for many dinners, so that’s a bonus…. Read more »

Guided Hunts Are Good for All Skill Levels

Are you an experienced hunter with years and years out on the land? Or are you brand new to hunting and never picked up a gun or bow yet? Maybe you’re a parent, grandparent or caregiver of a little one whom you want to teach hunting to– and he or she is “wet behind the… Read more »

Should Hunters Consider Elk and Deer Hunting the Same?

Deer are pretty ubiquitous around the highly populated areas of the United States such as the Northeast. Elk, however, aren’t located seemingly everywhere– but thankfully you can hunt elk in rural Colorado. Samuelson Outfitters organizes guided elk hunts in a road-less section of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest in Colorado– hunting in its most natural… Read more »

Reasons to Try Bow Hunting in Colorado

If you’ve ever felt the thrill of releasing an arrow and watching it sail towards its mark, you know there’s something primal, almost poetic, about bow hunting. Now, imagine doing that in the breathtaking terrains of Colorado, with its sweeping vistas and sprawling wilderness. Did you know Colorado is a preferred destination for bow hunting… Read more »

Tips for Hunting in High Altitude Climates

Hunters on horseback in Colorado

When we think about hunting, often we imagine rugged terrains, breathtaking views, and the thrill of chasing the game. Hunting in high altitude climates brings its own set of challenges and rewards. Whether you’re an expert hunter or just starting out, here are some expert tips to help you navigate these majestic terrains. 1. Acclimatize… Read more »

Why Colorado Elk Hunting is a Fun Adventure

Elk in Colorado wilderness

Hunting, to many, is more than just a sport; it’s an age-old tradition, an opportunity to connect with nature, and a thrilling chase. Among the various hunting experiences available, elk hunting stands out as a unique blend of challenge and excitement. Here’s why an expedition into the wilderness to hunt elk can be your next… Read more »

An Examination of Elk Behavior

Elk wandering around Colorado forest Elk

Samuelson Outfitters is known for guided elk hunts in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests via Troublesome Basin. This location, in the central Rocky Mountains, is one of the best places in the USA to find elk– it’s untouched wilderness where elk thrive. An Overview of Elk Behavior How much do you know about elk behavior?… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Hunting Guide

Elk Hunting Outfitters Posing in Colorado

Thinking of going on a guided hunt? What are some good questions to ask a hunting guide? Land Questions For starters, ask your hunting guide if the land you’ll hunt on is private or public. How many acres are under private control and does the outfitter have exclusive hunting rights there? Experience Next, ask the… Read more »