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Information, Jason Amaro, New Mexico -

The Big-Game Draw in New Mexico was full of ups and downs this year; we had a peek into the results via a backdoor issue that caused some to be hopeful and caused others to be scrambling for something to hunt.  For those that didn’t draw a tag, New Mexico has plenty of opportunities for those looking for a hunt.  The options are pretty straight forward: Youth Encouragement Tags – Offered to NM Youth who successfully submitted any application but didn’t draw.  After the 14 days the tags are open to any eligible youth hunter, these are Elk only tags. ...

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elk bugling, Tony Bynum -

Our very own photography editor, Tony Bynum took this awesome video. This is some of the best bugling audio you'll ever hear! Thank you Tony! Learn more about Tony and check out his world-class photography on his website, tonybynum.com Tony Bynum is the Photography Editor for Elk Hunter Magazine and contributes his art and expertise to every issue of EHM and Western Hunter Magazine. Click here to learn more about our staff of editors

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arizona elk, az elk, elk, Jay Scott -

Awesome photos and update from Jay Scott from this season. Check out Jay's blog at www.jayscottoutdoors.com! Colburn and Scott Outfitters had a great 2012 archery elk season in Arizona Unit 9.  We spent 28 days chasing elka nd  had two clients that both harvested great bulls one was 354 and the other was 380.  The rut was very good and intense starting around the opener of the season on the 14th of September and just got better and better until we left at the end of September.  The moon was fairly new and became completely full towards the end of the...

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Gear reviews, spotting scopes, swarovski atx stx -

Things That Make You Go “Huh?” Introducing the new Swarovski ATX and STX modular spotting scope By Chris Denham I honestly can’t remember having this much difficulty explaining a new product in the optics market! The new Swarovski ATX (angled) and STX (straight), hereby known at the Swarovski X scopes, are that revolutionary. It wasn’t until I saw the first photographs that I was completely sure I understood how the new scope works and what the potential benefits would be.  Fortunately, I didn’t have to rely on a press release and photos, since we were able to test one of...

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