Elk Calling: A Beginners Guide

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When most hunters think about hunting, elk is not the first thing that comes to mind. There are hogs, and there are bears with the little known elk. However, there is a reason not so many people have elk trophies, and it is because elk ranks highest as one of the toughest games to hunt.  To hunt elk successfully, one must include different hunting tactics as not so many people can claim it as a trophy or a reward. As an experienced hunter, you must lure elk to your stand if you want to get a clear shot.  

Calling prey is a hunting tactic common for all hunters. You might want to check out our article on Calling Deer and Coyotes. I have used it before with success and can encourage novice hunters to try it out as well. 

However, when it comes to elk, I was out of my depth because I had doubts if it would be effective enough for them to respond to my calls. I suppose it was because I initially did not know how to use t