92 episodes

All elk, all the time, and only elk. Hunting elk is the aspirational pinnacle for most American hunters. Corey Jacobsen, 10-time World Elk Calling Champion, and Randy Newberg, long-time public land hunting advocate, have combined to lower the hurdles for aspiring elk hunters and provide insight from their combined decades of elk hunting mistakes that will give useful information to elk hunters of all experience levels. Brought to you by Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and partners Sitka Gear, onX, goHUNT.com, Gerber Gear, and Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls.

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All elk, all the time, and only elk. Hunting elk is the aspirational pinnacle for most American hunters. Corey Jacobsen, 10-time World Elk Calling Champion, and Randy Newberg, long-time public land hunting advocate, have combined to lower the hurdles for aspiring elk hunters and provide insight from their combined decades of elk hunting mistakes that will give useful information to elk hunters of all experience levels. Brought to you by Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and partners Sitka Gear, onX, goHUNT.com, Gerber Gear, and Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls.

    Talking Colorado Elk Hunting and More

    Talking Colorado Elk Hunting and More

    In this episode (92), Corey and Randy talk about the Colorado elk draw results and the tag Corey drew, his hunt plan, viewer questions on Colorado, Wyoming changes to non-resident hunting tag allocation, population trends of elk states and related adjustments to non-resident tags, off-season prep, large elk in Michigan, when will point buyers start applying, Wyoming General tag options, the general nature of food patterns and specific nature of sanctuary patterns, and many other tangent issues, some not elk-related.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Elk Talk Q&A - Don't Overthink It

    Elk Talk Q&A - Don't Overthink It

    In this episode (91) of Elk Talk Podcast Corey and Randy answer listener questions, with topics including - overcomplicating elk hunting, don't over think it, Wyoming draw results and season plans, learning OTC units, researching elk forage information, elk calving and bear hunting, early antler growth, wrapping up the draw season, proven failure of preference point systems, 400 point bulls everywhere, use tactics suited for your hunting style, why elk are where they are, forage depends on the time of year, sizing your diaphragm call, don't call like a turkey, understanding transition ranges, and other random topics.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Elk Success - Offseason Research & Planning

    Elk Success - Offseason Research & Planning

    In this episode (90) of Elk Talk Podcast Corey and Randy talk about the things they are doing in the offseason to learn more about elk.  With tags soon to come out, E-scouting will start in earnest, requiring a lot of time spent with maps, science reports, moisture measurements, and all the other online tools to help understand what will influence elk behavior this year. Randy goes into deep detail about the food-related topics he is researching and preparing for his video series, knowing the early season, pre-rut, and peak rut periods are primarily influenced by food availability or scarcity.  Add in a little shed antler adventure and this episode is a primer for your offseason research work.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Hunting and Surviving - Knowledge Weighs Nothing

    Hunting and Surviving - Knowledge Weighs Nothing

    In this episode (89) of Elk Talk Podcast, John Barklow of Sitka Gear joins Corey and Randy.  John's 26 years in the Navy, much of that teaching survival in Alaska, makes John a great guest to discuss what went right and what went wrong on Corey's Alaska elk hunt. Extreme conditions in lonely terrain require a strong mental game and preparation.  Topics covered include John's motto that knowledge weighs nothing, challenges of traversing steep terrain with heavy loads, backcountry illness, cold nights on the mountain, conditions for hypothermia, and a lot of other good information for comfort and success (and safety) on difficult backcountry hunts.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Kentucky Elk - Conservation In Action

    Kentucky Elk - Conservation In Action

    In this episode (88) of The Elk Talk Podcast, Corey and Randy share the mic with Gabe Jenkins, Director of Information and Education at Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources.  This is an in depth discussion of how Kentucky developed the largest elk herd in the eastern US.  Topics covered include the history or this transplant, the history of elk in Kentucky, public involvement in elk expansion, how it works with 90% private land, current population levels, efforts to expand within Kentucky, using this herd for seed stock in other states, hunting opportunities and how hunting is allocated, challenges ahead, and many other topics that show this grand endeavor as a real life example of Conservation In Action.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Think Like An Elk with Remi Warren

    Think Like An Elk with Remi Warren

    In this episode (87) of the Elk Talk Podcast, Randy and Corey are joined by Remi Warren who proclaims that September is for being loud.  Topics covered are about elk, elk, and more elk.  Remi talks about his preferred archery strategies, his aggressive calling, how to think like an elk, give bulls what they want to hear, how finding bulls is the hard part, how the setup is the key, you don't have to be a great caller to be a great elk hunter, and a lot more "Elk Talk Gold."

    • 1 hr 29 min

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