Congratulations to this Montana Hunter for her First Wall-Hanger Bull

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Congratulations to Alison Carrell of Great Falls for getting her first wall-hanger bull!  Here are the details in her own words: I got this 5×6 opening morning. He was down by 9:20am. He was a lone bull in a herd of 5 cows. They single filed through the trees, and I had about a square […]

You Might See Easton Corbin Hunting in Montana next Month

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Easton Corbin is a pretty big country singer these days and is best known for songs including “A Little More Country than That” and, more recently, “All Over the Road”.  Not only is he an A-list country singer, but, according to a recent interview with Field & Stream, he is quite the hunter, too! According […]

Elk Horns Area Hunter Bags Bull with Awesome Elk Horns

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Sam Whitney, from Turah, was one of Montana’s successful archery hunters this season.  He got his bull (pictured below) near the Elk Horns, not far from Helena, this past Saturday. Congratulations to you, Sam, from the Montana Outdoor Radio Show crew!  What a beauty! (Information via Berny Croy; Photo credit: Scott Allen)

Recapping Bruce Stell’s Elk Hunt of a Lifetime: Captain’s Column

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It started back in February, when Bruce Stell, from Missoula, who is a rifle hunter, decided that he wanted get back into bow hunting after 15 years. Stell is 67 years old and retired. For the next few months, he dedicated his time to focus on practicing with his bow. By late spring, Stell felt […]

Talking to Bulls–Practice Makes Perfect

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Elk bugling requires knowledge, skill and practice.  I have witnessed some incredibly amazing bugles, coming from hunters, that even sounded better than the actual bull bugles-ha. Everybody has their own tips and tricks on how to call in a bull, but a successful bugle ultimately comes down to sounding just like a bull, rather than […]

Montana Hunter Bags a 6×6 Bull His First Time Bowhunting!

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Bruce Stell, from Missoula, booked an elk bow hunting trip with Jack Billingsley Ranch Outtfitters in Eastern Montana. It was the first bow hunting trip that Stell, who is retired, had taken for elk.  In fact, this is the first year that he decided to take up bow hunting. It was a hunting trip that […]

Montana Hunter Shoots 354-Class Bull After Cow Elk Licks His Face

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Yesterday afternoon, at Don’s Store in Lewistown, Montana, a customer, from Oklahoma, stopped by and told his hunting story to the staff there.  He talked about how he shot a 354-class bull elk that morning in the Missouri Breaks. Apparently, while the hunter was waiting for the bull to come into shooting range, a cow […]

Montana Hunter Bags a Big Bull with a Bow in the Big Hole

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We asked for your opening weekend of Montana bow hunting season success stories, and we got a really good one! It’s one thing to be successful on opening day of archery season in big sky country, but how about bagging an unofficially gross-scoring bull elk of 367 4/8 successful?  That is exactly what Randy Rowe, […]

Competitive Shooter to Give Bowhunting a Shot: Brett French Radio Show Preview

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Julie Golob is a top shot. She’s the captain of the Smith & Wesson shooting team, competed on the U.S. Army marksmanship squad and has won top honors in several action pistol shooting events. About five years ago, Golob moved to Glasgow with her husband and began raising a family. Since then, she’s been dabbling […]

CHECK YOUR SPECIAL PERMIT DRAWING STATUS ONLINE NOW!

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(photo courtesy of savethefront.org)   It’s that time, hunters!  You can now check your special drawing status online by clicking the following link on the FWP website: http://fwp.mt.gov/hunting/licensedraw/drawingStatus.html I’m so excited about this that I posted this article before even checking my own, so I’m going to keep this short. Check back to montanaoutdoor.com for […]

Elk Traffic Jam and Bear Attacks, What a Week! Here is Your MORS Weekly Wrap Up

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Spring is slow to arrive around Montana and with every promising sunny warm day comes a two to three day stretch of snow flurries and overcast skies. But as true outdoorsmen, a little unpredictable weather doesn’t stop us from enjoying what we love. Anglers are hoping for a bit warmer weather to enhance  conditions but […]

Montana Hunter Bags Bull in “Favorite Spot”…Again

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Day 1:  Forrest Metz, a long-time Montana hunter, went out searching for a bull elk on the first day of Montana’s 2012 rifle season. He decided to check out his “favorite spot”, as he had gotten elk there in the past. Unfortunately, he didn’t see signs of anything, except for cat tracks. Day 2: He was losing […]