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Tag Archives: rut

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North for Elk

Each year, I travel north in search of elk. Given that I live part of the year in Montana, home to some 50,000 elk, this may seem odd. With Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton […]

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal

For the last couple of years, I have been on a quest for big mule deer bucks. Now, living in the West as I do, mule deer are absolutely everywhere. On every pasture, in every […]

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Story Trumps Everything

When is it OK not to see the eyes of your wildlife subject? When is it OK to photograph “butt shots?” When the story that the photograph tells is powerful enough to override just about […]

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The Devil is in the Details

With binoculars plastered to my face, I counted over 100 mule deer from the seat of my Land Cruiser. This is a huge population of deer that eke out a living between the cottonwood lined […]

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Rut in the Tetons

With a chance of snow in the immediate forecast, the golden hues of aspen and narrow leaf cottonwoods lighting up the edges of the forest, the evening bugles of elk filling the air, and the […]