Spike Elk Tips - Utah Wildlife Network

» Site Navigation
» Home
»
 > Search
 > FAQ
» Stats
Members: 8,827
Threads: 47,007
Posts: 479,176
Welcome to our newest member, yacinexness
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-26-2011, 04:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Roy, UT
Posts: 97
Default Spike Elk Tips

As we're getting closer to the start of the general elk season, more than enough information can be found concerning the big bruisers we all dream of. Here in Utah, however, we get the "chance" to have a spike only tag.

Let's hear what advice you have for spike elk. Let's hear the success stories, pictures, what worked, what didn't work, etc.
__________________
--Enjoy all of God's creatures...right next to the taters and gravy.

-Caden
avidhntr3 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-26-2011, 11:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Huge29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: WX/Price
Posts: 10,600
Default Re: Spike Elk Tips

Seems to me that the key is getting where the whole county is NOT going as many places get over loaded. Study your area and see which spots may get overlooked by others.
__________________
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln
Huge29 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-27-2011, 06:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
bowhunt3r4l1f3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Utah Valley
Posts: 1,053
Default Re: Spike Elk Tips

It's been said a hundred times on here. Go back in deep. Hike for a good 3 hours or so, opening morning before sunrise, if you want to find the elk. That way when guys start moving them you will be back in where the run to hide. Also I would say something specifically about spike. Spike a generally pretty scared guys. They will generally be following some cows or a heard around but maybe 50-100 yards behind them. So always pay attention to what is running behind the cows. It may be a couple scared spikes.
bowhunt3r4l1f3 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-27-2011, 11:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 259
Default Re: Spike Elk Tips

I attribute my success on spike elk hunting on knowing where they are going to go, not where they are. Each year every hunter scrabbles to find the best advantage on where they had seen the elk the night before. Not me I head straight to the place where I have seen them go in years past. Sure I may not ever be the first shot that rings out in the morning I very seldom go home empty handed by the end of the hunt. If you can find where the elk go after they have been pushed the first day you’ll have much more success in the years to come

400bull
400BULL is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Smilies
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Utah Wildlife Network forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for tips Nate84321 Other kinds of animals 0 03-18-2012 07:45 PM
TM C&R Tips k2muskie General fishing & questions 15 07-30-2010 02:51 PM
TM C&R Tips k2muskie General fishing & questions 0 04-18-2010 09:13 AM
Lab tips mbplus4 Hunting dogs 6 03-25-2009 06:17 PM
Ice off tips JAT83 General fishing & questions 2 03-19-2008 06:33 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1