For as long as I’ve been a hunter, I’ve dreamed of the day I would notch my elk tag. As the years passed, I’d found success in just about every animal I’d truly pursued, except elk. I spent hundreds of hours studying elk hunting tactics, learning about elk behavior and where to find them, not to mention learning calls in the hopes that one day I’d shoot a branch bull. I got close, dozens of times with my bow, but just couldn’t make it happen. It was heartbreaking to say the least. At some point the disappointment subsided and I began to lose hope. Read and watch more here.