Over the first few days of my hunt, I saw more bears than elk and heard minimal bugling
. I knew I should have listened to Beau and Greg about buying a bear tag!
I love to hunt bugling
bull elk, and while 1 like big bulls as much as anyone, I will bowhunt elk whenever and wherever the opportunity arises.
from atop a ridge overlooking the meadow revealed the herd's position, and the big bull's deep, distinctive growl confirmed his presence.
It's sad that soldiers are not being trained in bugling
to fulfil ceremonial requirements from time to time.
We headed toward the bull, occasionally cow-calling and bugling
. The bull would answer back, but he seemed to be moving away from us.
At this point, I will do deep growls, a lot of bugling
It is, however, a wonderful area in which to experience the magic of a bugling
The bull kept bugling
as I kept creeping closer to him.
Some of my favorites include Primos' Hoss Bugle ($43) and Baffle Bugle ($36), Bugling
Bull Game Calls' Bully Bull Bugling
Tube ($30) and the ELK Inc.
The uninitiated often simply think of bulls bugling
, but cows, calves and bulls make all sorts of noises year-round.
Despite hot weather, my guide, Jason Dirscherl, got us into bugling
bulls every morning and evening.
In the simplest terms, you must cover plenty of ground to find bugling
Many hunters equate bugling
with the pursuit of trophy bulls, but it may be even more effective in areas where most of the males are of similar age, including heavily hunted areas where two- and three-year-old bulls comprise the bulk of the population.
Scott was in front of me, so I continued my cow/calf mews and bugling
, trying to get the bull worked up enough to investigate.
It was 9 a.m., normally when bugling
bulls clam up with soaring heat.