Elk Hunting Outfitters in North America

We offer many different types of elk hunting including: land owner tags; guided elk hunting; bowhunting for elk; trophy elk hunting; elk hunting leases; private ranch elk hunts; high fence elk hunts; corporate hunts; and drop camp DIY elk hunts.

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Huntable Sub-Species of Elk

There are four subspecies of elk: Manitoban Elk; Rocky Mountain Elk; Roosevelt Elk; and Tule Elk. Learn more »

Rocky Mountain Elk

The Rocky Mountain Elk is a subspecies of elk found in the Rocky Mountains and adjacent ranges of Western North America. Rocky Mountain elk are the most common subspecies of elk. We represent many proven and tested elk hunting outfitters throughout North America.

Roosevelt Elk

The Roosevelt elk is the largest of the four subspecies of elk in North America. Also known as the Olympic elk, Roosevelt elk are found in the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest as well as Alaska’s Afognak and Raspberry Islands.

Tule Elk

The tule elk (Cervus canadensis ssp. nannodes) is a subspecies of elk found only in California, ranging from the grasslands and marshlands of the Central Valley to the grassy hills on the coast. The tule elk’s name comes from the tule on which it feeds, which grows in the marshlands. It is the smallest subspecies of all elk. When the Europeans first arrived, 500,000 +/- tule elk roamed California, but by 1895, the tule elk population was only 28. Conservation measures (driven by hunters) were taken to protect the species in the 1970′s and today, the tule elk population exceeds 4,000.

Manitoban Elk

Manitoban elk are a subspecies of elk found in the Midwestern United States and Canadian Prairie provinces. Compared to the Rocky Mountain elk, the Manitoban elk is larger in body size, with smaller antlers. The subspecies was driven into near extinction by 1900, but has recovered since. Almost all Manitoban elk hunting takes place on high fence operations. Although a wild population of Manitoban elk does occur in Manitoba, demand by hunters is far greater than available hunting opportunity. Elk hunting is available only through a limited entry draw system to residents of Manitoba.

How to Field Judge Elk

There are five steps to field judging elk:
1. Counting points is the first and most obvious step..
2. Figure out how long the main beam’s are..
3. What is the inside spread?
4. Mass is tough to judge… but important.
5. Tine Length is the single most important trophy criteria when field judging elk.

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How to Score Elk

Boone andCrockett Elk Score Sheet
Download an Official B&C Elk Score Chart
Use the B&C Elk Scoring Calculator

Watch our Elk Hunting Videos:

These elk hunting videos are a collection of hunting videos from our clients, pro-staff, and the outfitters that we work with.

DIY Archery Elk Hunting Video

Idaho – 2013
Marc Warnke and Justin Sparks hunt bulls DIY style on the Idaho/Wyoming border.

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