Low Country Elk with Dan Branagan

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Today we’re joined by Dan Branigan to discuss his new book on low elevation elk hot spots. Dan runs through his strategies for finding elk areas in low elevation, why they are there, where they are coming from and how to shoot them.

Dan’s Book: So you Want to Hunt the West for Elk: Now What?
 

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Today we’re joined by Dan Branigan to discuss his new book on low elevation elk hot spots. Dan runs through his strategies for finding elk areas in low elevation, why they are there, where they are coming from and how to shoot them.

Dan’s Book: So you Want to Hunt the West for Elk: Now What?
I’ll be listening to this one. Super intriguing what he said to me about over 50 studies show how elk are reinhabiting the plains like Lewis & Clark observed. Glad you had him on Jordan. Hard to find a scientist who hunts AND writes books about it.
 

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I always find it interesting hunting the low areas they normally pay off
 

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It was an interesting podcast, thank you!
Now I just need to find the parcels like Dan mentioned. :)
 

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This is a great podcast. I bought his book immediately after listening to it.
I thought the same thing. The evolution of elk behavior is fascinating. And I saw on the authors FB page that he just killed another archery bull low country this last weekend.
 

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I listened to that podcast and immediately bought the book. Branagan condensed stuff into 45 minutes that it's taken me several years of hard (and slow) learning to figure out.

Despite this being an awesome resource, I sincerely hope no one else buys his book. On account of small parcels of public land being small. This strategy for hunting is only going to work for as long as we keep telling newbies that the best way to find elk is to join a Crossfit Gym, order a bunch of mountain-themed workout supplements, then download OnX and use the roadless layer to find the middle of the big purple.
 
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