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ELK vs. Man This article first appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of Elk Hunter Magazine. Crisp mountain air, deteriorating daylight, frozen ground, and the rip-roaring bugle of a would-be suitor. Elk hunting is magical and the annual elk rut can never come soon enough. If you have been blessed enough to kiss the elk mountains, then you know challenges that await you every fall. Elk hunting was never meant to be easy, but that’s part of the allure. There are some considerations that must be made before the next elk season approaches. I say must, not should. I want...

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INTRO I can now say that I have successfully archery hunted on the island of Maui. I killed one goat and one pig. Looking back, I am still confused on how the hell to hunt Maui on public land. I have hunted all over the U.S. including Alaska, so I am accustomed to reading each state's regulations or proclamations. When I first started doing research for the hunt I quickly became confused and irritated with the Hawaiian state hunting website. Much of their information is convoluted and vague, so to get real answers you almost have to visit the island...

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The number of emails, Facebook messages, and YouTube comments revolve around how to prepare for elk season. Many of the questions revolve around what exercises or lifts to perform. I know as long as you all do something everyday to make yourself better you'll be fine. You should definitely be cognizant of how many times your bow gets pulled back each week as well as how many times you break a sweat. It has to be at the forefront of your mind. Elk do not get a day off, they fight to survive each and everyday. Their senses are constantly...

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