Exo Journal — Archery & Bowhunting
The internet is full of elk hunting advice on tactics, calling strategies, shooting tips, and gear. With so much information readily available, it is easy to get overwhelmed or stuck in "paralysis by analysis.” Let's clarify the confusion and focus on 3 simple strategies to effectively hunt on public land.
The number of setbacks and roadblocks that a bowhunter encounters in their pursuit can often make the idea of success feel out of reach. This is especially true for beginning bowhunters. To help anyone that is struggling or just starting with bowhunting, here are some practical tips that will undoubtedly help bring you closer to success.
I drew for a New Mexico archery elk tag in March 2015. It was my first elk tag. I worked my tail off in the gym, at the range, and in my garage bow shop, determined to hike into the mountains a predator. It took over 5 months of preparation and a full workweek of high-country hiking, with several tough lessons learned on the job to accomplish the goal...