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What Causes Nontypical Antler Growth in Elk and Deer? (Ask the Biologist)

In this segment of “Ask the Biologist,” Colorado Outdoors Online reader Iolanthe Culjak asks:

Question: “What causes unusual antler growth in elk and deer?”

Culjak, a resident of Estes Park, sees elk almost daily during her commute to and from work in this mountain town famous for its elk population. 493 more words

Big-Game Hunting

Torrent in Elk Country

Torrential rains hit California’s North Coast, renewing forest vegetation and signaling the change of season.


Officials investigating after portions of elk stolen

THE HIGH UINTAS, Utah — Parts of two elk were stolen from a hunting camp in eastern Utah on October 10, and now the hunters who lost out are sharing the story behind the unusual crime. 293 more words


High Country Motivations

I am sitting here all alone at 6:30 am, drinking a cup of coffee at my local coffee shop.  I am replaying the many memories of the past.  611 more words


What Its All Worth

You wake up to a cool morning, putting on an extra thick jacket, stepping outside and admiring what is before you. There is a cool bite in the air and the golden Aspen leaves flutter with the early morning breeze. 120 more words


Some tips for hunting the Elk Rut.

Tip 1: Brush upon your elk language. Verbal and Non-verbal. Be able to emulate a lone cow, cow and calf, satellite bull pursuing a cow near the bull’s harem, dominant and adolescent challenge bull bugles, and know how to make natural sounds elk make. 685 more words