Langley Claims Elk Calling Championship

MISSOULA, Mont.—Bryan Langley outdueled friendly rival Corey Jacobsen to claim first place in the professional division at the 2017 World Elk Calling Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah, presented by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the International Sportsmen’s Expositions. style=”position:relative;height:0;padding-bottom:56.22%”><iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Fq9PUkoHKX8?ecver=2″ style=”position:absolute;width:100%;height:100%;left:0″ width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe></div> “It feels pretty good. It’s been awhile. Corey and I have gone back and forth every year,” said Langley. “The first sequence I felt that my call was breaking up a little bit so I switched to a different call and I felt like I hit all the notes I needed to.” Langley … Continue reading Langley Claims Elk Calling Championship

Pope & Young Announces Potential New World’s Record American Elk

Chatfield, MN – On September 10, 2016, Steve Felix of Seeley Lake, Montana spotted a tremendous bull in some low brush raking a tree. Steve glassed the bull and instantly knew it was a shooter. After closing the distance, the shot became now or never—10 more yards and the bull would be out of his shooting window. He drew in a deep breath, steadied his peep around his pin, found a spot on the bull and squeezed his release. Steve’s American elk has an initial entry score that could surpass the existing World’s Record by over 17 inches. The current … Continue reading Pope & Young Announces Potential New World’s Record American Elk

2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 7, 2017 Contact: nragomedia@nrahq.org; (703) 267-1595 2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12 HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Great American Outdoor Show announces Bounce Back Sunday, a special promotion allowing all outdoor enthusiasts attending the world’s largest consumer sports and outdoor show the opportunity to be readmitted for FREE on Feb. 12, the show’s final day.  To qualify attendees must have purchased a show ticket on any previous day and bring that ticket back on Feb. 12. Featuring nearly 1,100 exhibits, over … Continue reading 2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12

RMEF Maintains Stance: No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more information, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. RMEF Maintains Stance: No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation maintains its long-standing stance in adamantly opposing the sale or transfer of federal lands to states. “We have always been against the sale or transfer of our public lands but now we’re seeing some western state legislatures mulling or taking action that could lead to that happening. We’re also hearing some chatter on the federal level,” said David … Continue reading RMEF Maintains Stance: No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands

: Wild December Excellent Photography

The beauty of winter. The photographer spent many hours in making this video. he must have a  fantastic zoom lens,  and how about the  slow motions.  Relax and enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/embed/f dSVp9GFeS4?autoplay=1&rel=0 Continue reading : Wild December Excellent Photography

Wildlife Habitat, Hunters Win Thanks to RMEF Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2016 MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more information, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. Wildlife Habitat, Hunters Win Thanks to RMEF ProjectMISSOULA, Mont.—A wildlife management area in west-central Montana is now 33 percent larger thanks to collaborative conservation work by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP), Montana Fish & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Lewis and Clark County Open Space Program and the Cinnabar Foundation. The project permanently protects and opens access to 720 acres of wildlife habitat while also improving access … Continue reading Wildlife Habitat, Hunters Win Thanks to RMEF Project

World Elk Calling Championships Returning to Denver, Salt Lake City 7-16-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2016 MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more information, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. World Elk Calling Championships Returning to Denver, Salt Lake CityMISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s World Elk Calling Championships will spend the next three years in both Salt Lake City and Denver. “We are excited to team up with our partners at the International Sportsmen’s Expositions (ISE) to highlight the Elk Calling Championships and feature its participants with an increased level of visibility and recognition,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president … Continue reading World Elk Calling Championships Returning to Denver, Salt Lake City 7-16-2016

National Access Funding Cements Montana Elk Habitat, Public Access Project 3-30-2016

National Access Funding Cements Montana Elk Habitat, Public Access Project MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, U.S. Forest Service and other partners permanently protected 800 acres of prime elk habitat while also improving access to approximately 5,500 acres of surrounding public land in southwest Montana. “The Land and Water Conservation Fund has been instrumental in our ability to secure recreational access to Montana’s public lands,” said Leanne Marten, Regional Forester of the Forest Service’s Northern Region. “Recreation is a major component of Montana’s economy and access to our forests is so important. We are proud that Zekes Meadow was the … Continue reading National Access Funding Cements Montana Elk Habitat, Public Access Project 3-30-2016

RMEF Praises Volunteers 3-24-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 11, 2016 MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more information, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. RMEF Praises Volunteers MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation kicked off National Volunteer Week by saluting its 11,000-plus volunteers who actively raise funds across more than 500 chapters nationwide. “We are deeply indebted to our volunteers. They are a vital part of our conservation successes,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “Volunteers, along with our professional staff, donors, members and partners combine to create one of the most powerful forces in … Continue reading RMEF Praises Volunteers 3-24-2016

39 Elk from Kentucky Arrive at their New Home in Jackson County 3-11-2016

39 elk from Kentucky arrive at their new home in Jackson County In year two of elk reintroduction efforts in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and a number of other key partners, 39 elk from Kentucky have reached their new home in Wisconsin. In 2016, all elk will be released in Jackson County, while future years will see animals released near Clam Lake. Department staff are taking special precautions to make sure the elk become accustomed to their new home in Jackson County. The elk will be held in a seven acre acclimation pen in the … Continue reading 39 Elk from Kentucky Arrive at their New Home in Jackson County 3-11-2016