The Elk Hunter

ByLaubach & Henckel


Elk hunting experts are made, not born. Through the course of their lives, they pick up pieces of the elk hunting puzzle, putting them together until they discover the whole picture and become consistently successful at the game. “The Elk Hunter” takes you through a hunter’s lifetime in a personal way, finding the pieces of the elk hunting puzzle as a hunter would. You’ll learn about hunters in the old days and how they did it. You’ll learn about state-of-the-art methods being used today. “The Elk Hunter” will teach you the when, where, how, and why of elk movements and the tactics it takes to become an expert yourself. Along with its companion volume, “Elk Talk”, this is a book that should be ready by every elk hunter who hopes to find success.

Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
ISBN: 1-931832-65-X
Authors: Laubach & Henckel
Pages: 225

Don Laubach brings more than four decades of hunting experience to his books. He doesn’t know how many elk he’s shot over thhe years. He has gone after them on horseback and backpack hutns, with rifle and bow and arrow, and from the earliest seasons of September through h the late hunts of January. In the process, his freezer has rarely  been empty and his storehouse of knowledge has grown full.  He is the inventor of the “Cow Talk” call and the “Larynx Bull Call” for elk, as well as the “Antelope Talk”, “Deer Talk”, and “Turkey Talk” calls. He has authored manybo books on hunting and has also been involved in creating a number of successful videos. For more information, visit

Mark Henckel authored “A Hunter’s Guide to Montana” in 1985 and has been turning out the hunting books ever since.  He is an avid hunter in both the archery and rifle saesons and has communicated that love through is work as outdoor editor of “The Billing Gazette”. He’s won national awards for newspaper and magazine writing from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Along with artist John Potter, Henckel has developed “The Outdoor Family Series” for young readers. He lives in Park City, Montana.

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