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Second Moose Rut 
I sent an email earlier about a problem downloading your book and with your email, it was fine, thank-you. I have read parts of it today and have to …

Is this early season for Moose at this latitude? And why? 
I have read on here that the further north in the hemisphere one goes, the earlier the rut is. My question is about "zeroing" this measure about the first …

Moose Tracking  
While we were tracking a moose in the snow, we noticed urine dribbles along the tracks. Just wondering if a bull or a cow would do that? ================== …

When Calling Moose How Long to Wait 
If no answers occurs. How long would you call in one area? A few hours? All day? You have to have patience when calling moose. A lot of patience!

Moose Calling Techniques 
Question: When to 'bull' call and when to 'cow' call? Sure, ask a tough one! lol I've written numerous articles and responses to variations …

100 Mile Area Moose Rut 
Hello there, just curious about the rut. I have a LEH moose draw for Oct 15 to the 31st this year and was wondering if the rut will be in full swing.. …

Towing a moose in the water 
What is the best way to tow a dead moose in the water to a landing? Behind our small Jon boat with a two horse motor or tie it along along side? I have …

Why do Bull Moose React this Way? 
Do any of you hunters know why some bulls come in up wind to calling? (up wind I define as the wind coming from their rear towards my calling position) …

Hunting Moose in Remote Areas 
I live and hunt in the Yukon Territory, northern Canada. Most of our hunts take place on remote waterways, many days travel by boat/canoe from our takeout …

August Moose Hunting 
Going to northern BC for opening day, August 15. Do you have any ideas on how I should hunt the moose up there that early. Going to be on the east foothills …

Calling Moose for Archery 
I was drawn for my home area for moose, and I know where there are a few. After three evenings at the same location calling, about an hour into the …

Hunting Moose Calves 
Why is there so little information on hunting calves? Is there a good site that has stories on moose calf hunting? You have put forward good …

Hunting Calf Moose 
I live in Ontario Canada the province that believes that most hunters should hunt calf moose. I hunt a lot but haven't found a secret to calf hunting. …

Caribou Moose Hunting Tips 
I think I lucked out by getting a bull moose LEH in M.U. 5 - 02A for the last 2 weeks in Sept.. Only problem is, I've never hunted there before! …

Archery Moose Hunting 
First time moose hunter from the south Okanagan my father an I are planning our first archery moose hunt to the Babine lake area this fall. This being …

Beginner tips... 
My question is probably on the dumber side. Most of mine usually are. I am a total beginner, I have little hunting experience and I am going to go to …

A Big Moose 
Our group of four men and two women decide to put that moose on a truck using trees to make a tripod with a 2000 pound chain block and my husband on top …

Best Archery Hunting for Cow Moose Tips. 
I am a woman hunter and I love moose hunting. I am in my second year of archery hunting using a crossbow, and this year I got a Cow Moose Tag. I live …

How critical is it to approach a meadow from the downwind side? 
How critical is playing the wind?? I'm a 3rd year moose hunter from Pennsylvania. I killed a really nice bull in 2010 in Ontario. I guess my #1 …

Best Moose Call For Early Season 
What do you think is the best call for early season moose hunting? A bull challenge or cow in heat call? I’ll be going to northern BC from Sept 10 to the …

Early Season Moose Hunting Tips 
Early Season Moose Hunting Tips Question: I am planning a moose hunting trip the last two weeks of September and I have never hunted this time of year. …

Tracking Moose 
When tracking moose remember they always like to make a circle & lay down wind of their trail they just came in on so they can watch to see any predators …

Pre-rut Bow Hunting Tips for Moose 
Can you tell me some pre-rut bow hunting tips for moose or calls? What technique would you use to bow hunt moose early September? I will be moose hunting …

A Good Beginner Moose Hunting Tip 
Every new moose hunter should know this moose hunting tip, to give yourself the highest chance of seeing a moose... Don't hunt the trail. Over …

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Novice Hunter Tips 
Looking for Novice Hunter Tips Hi there, thanks for the great site. I am new to hunting this year. I have my core course from years ago and look …

Moose Hunting Tip 
My moose hunting tip for moose is "BE PATIENT"! Moose are not animals I have found out through my years of hunting them to be speedy when calling them, …

Use a Tree Stand to Hunt Moose 
Using a tree stand when hunting moose is a very logical tip, particularly when you are bow hunting. Tree stands allow the moose hunter to get off the …

Hunting Moose in the Late Season 
What is the best approach for hunting moose in the late season? After the rut where do all the bull moose go? I know that a moose hunter cannot call …

Field Dressing 
I have heard there is such a thing as gutless field dressing? I have been taught by a friend of mine that you can clean a animal and leave the chest cavity …

When is it OK to Move? 
Parking my truck, I paused to gather my gear. I hurried as I still had a two Kilometer walk to get to the opening where I was hoping to call a Bull Moose …

Look for horizontal lines. 
An experienced hunter once told me "We live in a vertical world so look for horizontal lines". Huh? Think about it; all trees, grasses, plants, buildings... …

Tastey Moose? 
Thanks for the effort in having put together this website. This is my 2nd year hunting and my hunting partner drew a Bull Moose for November outside of …

Tell me how to indentify a moose as bull, cow or calf? 
I am from Newfoundland Canada. I was wondering if you could tell me how to identify a moose as bull,cow.calf?? I know bull has antlers and cow is smaller. …

Look High for Bulls in the early season 
Early in the season you should hunt in the higher elevations as this is where the Bull Moose hang out until the rut. The Bulls like the high elevations …

Moose Rut Activities 
These are common names for spots that moose frequent during the rut: Rut Pit, Wallow, Scent Pit, Scrape Which name do you use for these areas? Do …

Moose Pre-rut, Peak Rut, Post Peak Rut, Post Rut 
1 Pre-rut, 2 peak rut, 3 post peak rut, 4 post rut. 1, 2, 3 and 4; I need your advise on 3. If there are four parts to the rut, (I read lots about …

Best Large Bull Moose Calling Techniques 
I would like to know your advice as for calling in the dominant bull moose of the area. What call should I make and when? Should a person go with …

Calling Cow Moose Away From a Bull 
I hunt in Newfoundland and over the past few years, the area I hunt has more cows than bulls. This time of the year when a bull follows a cow he will …

Hunting Near a Rut Pit 
Rut pit, wallow, scent pit I think they all mean the same thing? Most moose hunters say "if you find one hunt 'by' it." My first question is where …

How to Hunt Immature Bull Moose 
In my hunting area you are only allowed to harvest immature bulls unless you win a draw. It seems as if the big bulls are easier to find than the little …

Getting a moose out of the bush 
Say you are hunting in the bush a few kilometers from a road and you shoot a moose and you cant use a quad or truck to drag it out, what is the most efficient …

Cow keeps bull 
It is my understanding a cow will aggressively keep a bull to herself if another cow starts to cry for a bull. a) True b) False In other words, …

Moose Hunting at the Hilton 
My employer is looking for a quick, easy, high success moose hunt during the rut for a 45+ bull with 4-5 star lodging. Does it exist? Boy that's …

Solo Moose Hunt 
I may be doing to impossible this year, in partaking in a solo cow hunt. The hunt is the easy part, my question is a simple and fast way to get her into …

Calf Hunting Techniques - Tracking 
I will be hunting moose for the first time with my sons. We will not qualify for the adult tags so we plan on hunting a calf. It would seem to …

Cow Moose Hunting 
Hunting Genders, Can you hunt cow moose in BC? Hunting of cow moose in BC is quite legal during a prescribed cow moose season. However; Cow moose …

Should I call moose the night before open season or the morning of? 
Should I call moose the night before open season or on the morning of opening day? Great question, the answer is simple... sort of. First let me …

Hunt During Moon Phase 
Does it matter if you hunt during a full moon or not? I have heard that it is not a good time to hunt as they feed during the night and do not move around …

Body Odor and Hunting 
I have been watching many outdoor hunting shows on TV. Many times the hunter is all set to shoot when "Poof" the moose takes an about face and is gone …

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PLAN YOUR DREAM HUNT. 
No matter where you hunt, there are considerations to make when planning your dream hunt. Start planning with hunting conditions. SEASONS: Each state, …

Butt Out Tool For Moose 
I tried to use my Butt Out tool on a small bull I shot last year. The diameter of the tool was too small to grab very well, hopefully I will try again …

Moose Distance Estimating 
How to estimate the distance to a moose? Purchase a reliable rangefinder. It is invaluable in low light Moose hunting. Sound advice Doug! A quality …

Moose Hunting Tip - Make Noise 
Don't be afraid to break branches and make noise as you walk. Moose are big animals and make a lot of noise when they are walking so when calling try and …

Answer to: Tell me how to indentify a moose as bull, cow or calf? 
You are quite right that Bull moose do lose their antlers in the winter, but most if not all hunting jurisdictions hunting seasons are long before the …

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