Rifle Elk Hunting with Randy Newberg

Rifle Elk Hunting with Randy Newberg

Randy Newberg takes his 30 years of rifle elk hunting experience to provide critical points that will bring consistent elk hunting success for highly pressured public land bulls during the rifle seasons, mostly the post-rut and late season. You will learn the system to find elk in all conditions, in all landscapes.

Rifle Elk Hunting with Randy Newberg
  • Ch. 1 - Introduction to Rifle Elk Hunting

    Meet your course instructor, expert hunter & conservationist, Randy Newberg. He will walk you through his methods of success in rifle elk hunting seasons. Randy imparts all his wisdom regarding highly pressured public land bull elk by shaping your understanding of their needs, how they use the la...

  • Ch. 2 - Basics of Finding Elk

    To tag and elk you must find an elk. Finding elk is the most critical part of rifle elk hunting. Randy will help you eliminate where the elk “aren’t” and focusing on where they likely are.

  • Ch. 3 - Five Calendar Periods of Elk Hunting

    Needs of elk change over the course of our seasons, and thus elk change their behaviors accordingly. In this chapter, Randy will discuss the five calendar periods of elk, compared to the human calendar, and identify the needs in each period.

  • Ch. 4 - Elk Sanctuaries

    Highly pressured elk in rifle seasons escape hunting pressure by finding sanctuaries. Randy goes in-depth into defining what elk sanctuaries are and the signs to find them.

  • Ch. 5 - Migratory vs Non-Migratory Elk

    Elk are elk, but some landscapes require elk to migrate. Other landscapes require elk to stay put. Regardless of what type of elk are in your hunt, Randy explains how elk best use the available resources, and why it matters when trying to find public land elk.

  • Ch. 6 - Weather & Migratory Elk

    Migratory elk disperse vertically, based on weather, seasons, and hunting pressure. In this chapter, Randy explores how to take advantage of those factors during rifle seasons.

  • Ch. 7 - Moisture & Non-Migratory Elk

    Non-migratory elk disperse horizontally, based on forage availability resulting from localized moisture patterns. In this chapter, Randy explains how to use that behavior to find elk consistently in rifle seasons.

  • Ch. 8 - Hunting Pressure

    Rifle elk hunting is usually the most intense period of hunting pressure, causing mature bull elk to respond accordingly. In this chapter, Randy discusses tactics to use hunting pressure to your advantage.

  • Ch. 9 - Building Your E-Scouting Plan

    With the foundational blocks discussed in previous chapters, Randy teaches you how to use that information for building a successful plan for your rifle elk hunt.

  • Ch. 10 - Have a Plan & Stick To It

    You have spent much of the summer researching your hunt, learning more about elk, and building an e-scouting plan. Randy explains the crucial importance of sticking with that plan to achieve success in the field.

  • Ch. 11 - Choosing Your Camp Type & Location

    When executing your plan, the first big decision you will face is what type of camp best suits the conditions & situations you want to hunt in. In this chapter, Randy focuses on the different types of camps and the benefits of each.

  • Ch. 12 - Hunting Cow Elk

    Many elk hunts are for antlerless elk, cow elk. In this often overlooked late season option, Randy discusses the different needs of cow elk, and how to use those needs to successfully find and hunt them.

  • Ch. 13 - Elk Cartridges & Calibers

    Cartridges and calibers are a big topic of discussion among rifle elk hunters, often receiving too much emphasis. In this chapter, Randy addresses the basics of accuracy, shot placement, and bullet performance needed to be consistently lethal.

  • Ch. 14 - A Game of Optics

    Most rifle elk seasons take place during post-rut and late seasons, which are conditions best suited to glassing bulls from afar. In this chapter, Randy details his most effective and efficient ways to find elk using optics.

  • Ch. 15 - Late Season Gear Essentials

    Rifle elk hunting often happens in rough terrain and difficult conditions. In this chapter, Randy advises on some essential gear needed to be effective and comfortable.

  • Ch. 16 - Staying Warm in Late Season

    Post-rut and late season elk hunting is often cold and windy, sometimes requiring heavy exertion. In this chapter, Randy explains the fundamentals of staying warm during these difficult conditions, allowing you to hunt for long hours and eventually find your elk.

  • Ch. 17 - Rifle Elk Hunting Top Ten Things to Remember

    Elk hunting is a lifetime craft where you develop many tricks and tactics to improve your success. In this bonus chapter, Randy lists ten takeaways that have helped him find more success in his rifle elk hunts.