Topic 5
Top Ten Tips for Elk Hunting

Top Ten Tips for Elk Hunting

  1. Do your homework to find a place to hunt
  2. Seek advice from previous Kentucky elk hunters, elk guides and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources staff
  3. Familiarize yourself with elk and elk hunting techniques
  4. Scout, scout, scout!
  5. Select hunting equipment that is designed for elk hunting
  6. Practice with your firearm
  7. Review proper shot placement
  8. Know your personal limitations
  9. Be prepared and plan ahead as to how you are going to get the elk out of the field
  10. Be a good steward of the resources