ElkBros Blue Collar Elk Hunting

Welcome to the ElkBros Blue Collar Elk Hunting Podcast brought to you by ElkBros.com with your host Gilbert Ornelas and elk hunting coaches, Joe Giglia & Leroy Chavez, RC Knox and the ElkBros Venezuelan Mafia. You want to hunt elk….we live to hunt elk, and like you we work hard for our pay to do the things we love. So our goal is to share with you all of our tips, techniques, as well as tried and true strategies we have learned grinding it out on a budget for over 40 seasons. So come on into camp and set a spell. Welcome to Elk Bros Blue Collar Elk Hunting!

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EP 207: Elk Hunting Pitfalls & Solutions with T...
Men's Elk Calling Champion Tony Gilbertson joins the ElkBros on a mission to identify the critical mistakes they or others make during the season that they feel play a huge roll in hunter heartbreak and then provide solutions or advice on how to avoid or overcome them.
124 min
EP 206: Mistakes and Mishaps from the elk seaso...
What if you could go back in time and fix the things that kept you from being successful in the elk woods this last season? Well, we might not be able to go back in time, but we can absolutely help you from repeating our and others mistakes this coming season!
121 min
EP 205: Elk Hunting Mentality, Mistakes & Mento...
On this episode, it's part TWO of our Mentality, Mistakes and Mentor Series! Last time we talked about the problems that we believe cost folks success when it comes to Elk Hunting Mentality. This week we give possible solutions and some of our cues to help you overcome those problems. Enjoy the episode!
125 min
EP 204: Elk Hunting Mentality, Mistakes & Mento...
Special guest Aaron Ambur from Tuo Gear (tuogear.com) joins the ElkBros crew and coaches to talk in-depth about one of the most critical aspects of any hunt... the mental game. This episode is chock full of information from an incredibly successful and diverse group with decades if elk hunting under the belt. Y’all… this is a real as it gets!
124 min
EP 203: Lessons from Elk Adventure Camp 2023
Talk about a learning experience! Here is a chance to hear from new elk hunters that spent a week learning from a combined 150 plus years of elk hunting knowledge!
86 min
EP 202: ElkBros Live from Canada!
THE ELKBROS IN CANADA! On this week’s episode of Blue Collar Elk Hunting it’s a live podcast from elk hunting camp in Alberta Canada as the ElkBros crew, along with the Wapiti Rive Outdoors crew talk about the highs, the lows, the difference in strategies, the trial, tribulations and joys encountered on an epic trip and incredible experience!
131 min
EP 201: Solo Elk Hunting - with Joe Giglia & Jo...
This Collaborative Episode with John Stallone and the Days In The Wild Podcast, Joe talks Solo elk hunting. His playbook, tactics, strategies as well as the similarities/differences & benefits/costs of solo hunting vs hunting with a partner.
97 min
EP 200: The ElkBros 200th Episode Celebration.....
It's the 200th Episode Milestone for the ElkBros Blue Collar Elk Hunting Podcast! And what better way to celebrate the journey than to have all the cast and characters on LIVE with their YouTube audience!
153 min
EP 199: Elk Response Mistakes and Misreads, Wha...
On today's episode, the boys cover scenarios, mistakes and misreads that all of us have or will experience at one point in our elk hunting career when it comes to understanding and reacting to a bull’s response. Hopefully what we have learned from our own mistakes will help you have solutions to keep you in the game on your future hunts!
121 min
EP 198: ElkBros Calling "Geminar" #4 with Coach...
On today's episode, it's the leader and founder of ElkBros, Joe Giglia! Joe takes us down a whole different path of practice that focuses beyond the calls to bring in a bull to now integrating and practicing those things that are so critical to success and closing the deal! This is the juice y'all. This separates the callers from the killers! Enjoy the show!
121 min
EP 197: ElkBros Calling "Geminar" #3 with Travi...
On today's episode, we have Wapiti River calling master himself, Travis O'Shea! When it comes to nuggets and gems, Travis is a master jeweler! Travis takes us on a whole different approach on low audible calls, steps to build on your calling while learning to let the call do most of the work and tons of instruction that could totally change your game. Travis is a seminar favorite and solid gold on this one! Enjoy the show!
125 min
EP 196: Elk Scenario "REVAMP" with Sam Reitz
When it comes to elk hunting, it’s a constant learning process and as hunters most of those lessons come in hindsight. Our understanding comes AFTER a blown situation or scenario. The goal of this show is to break down everyday elk hunter’s scenarios, hunter’s just like yourself and relook, or REVAMP the scenarios with other possible strategies and techniques that could possibly be just the ticket to bring success on your next hunt.
53 min
EP 195: ElkBros Calling "Geminar" #2 with Jerma...
On today's Episode, we have World Champion Elk Caller Jermaine Hodge! Jermaine and the crew cover a whole slew of questions and thoughts to help either get you started, or to help focus and move forward with your elk calling. There are PLENTY OF GEMS IN THIS ONE! Enjoy the show!
103 min
EP 194: Elk Diaphragms in depth - with Western ...
Joe Giglia of the Elk Bros and Guy discuss elk diaphragms and the amazing options on the market from the likes of Native By Carlton, Wapiti River, Slayer Calls, and the list goes on. Enjoy the episode!
46 min
EP 193: ElkBros Calling "Geminar" with Tony Gil...
Welcome to the ElkBros Elk Calling "Geminar" Series! We are always telling folks to improve their elk calling skill set and that to get better, they have to practice. But even though we do a lot of stuff on calling on our shows, We never really specifically tell folks “JUST HOW TO PRACTICE”! Just what should they folks be practicing? What are they looking for when they practice? What should be the goal? Are there mistakes, misconceptions or pitfalls to avoid? Well y'all, time to change all that!
110 min
EP 192: Best Elk Hunting Days 2023 & Hung Bull ...
Just when is the best time to hunt elk in 2023? Well Y’all… the ElkBros get together to talk about just that in today's episode. Different perspectives, opinions and plenty of info on the best days to hunt elk this season
122 min
EP 191: Giveaway Winners, Partner & Solo Callin...
It's Live Giveaway, Listener Questions and Live ElkHunting Q&A! In the first 42 minutes of the show, we give away over 40 thousand dollars of hunts, prizes and gear! Then Starting at 1:42.33, it's live Q&A, questions on Solo vs Partner Calling and two questions from our ElkBros Mailbox. Enjoy the show!
117 min
EP 190: Elk Calling Scenario Q&A - NUGGET TIME!
This week the ElkBros cover some incredible listener questions on Elk Calling Scenarios! How do you decide what kind of scenario to do? The most critical part of a scenario? Scenarios require different wait times? Our favorite scenario and why? When to scratch area off for the rest of the hunt?
97 min
EP 189: Live ElkBros Q&A Time!
It's a first for the ElkBros Crew... Live caller Q&A! And they brought in a huge crew too. Nothing like a live show to get all kinds of questions that folks just like you are wanting to talk about. This is exactly what the ElkBros love... having our folks come right on into elk camp! Enjoy the episode!
103 min
EP 188: Getting "Season Ready" with Western Hun...
On this special InSights Edition, Joe sits down with Jeffrey DeVaul to talk about the Western Hunt Fest coming to both New Mexico & Colorado in April and June. This is a bowhunter's, elk hunter's, 3d shooter's event the was created with the elk hunter in mind. Young, old, male or female. This event is made for everyone with the goal of helping you develop personal awareness and confidence through simulated hunting situations and competitions.
67 min
EP 187b: Basics to Becoming an Elk Hunter (Final)
It's the Final part of our basics to becoming an elk hunter! The series will cover shot focus, stopping an elk, reading body language, shot placement, success basics after the shot including how to be a good witness, tracking, breaking down and packing out .
111 min
EP 186: Basics to Becoming an Elk Hunter (Part 3)
It's Part Three of our basics to becoming an elk hunter! The series will cover gear, weapons, where to hunt, camping, calling, tactics, scouting, when to hunt, closing and success basics. And trust us... one thing we are good at is "Simplification"! Enjoy the show!
115 min
EP 185: Basics to Becoming an Elk Hunter (Part 2)
Join us for Part Two of the basics to becoming an elk hunter. The series will cover gear, weapons, where to hunt, camping, calling, tactics, scouting, closing and success basics. And trust us... one thing we are good at is "Simplification"! Enjoy the show!
116 min
EP 184: Basics to Becoming an Elk Hunter (Part 1)
They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Simple and effective. And when it comes to becoming an elk hunter, it's often the "Keeping it Simple" part that can make you the most effective and not bury you in debt.
104 min
EP 183: Elk Hunting "What-Ifs?" (Part 2)
When it comes to being ready to act in a situation, a person falls to the level of their training or preparation. And when it comes to elk hunting, there are so many different situations, variables or "What-ifs" to prepare for. So y'all... It's PART 2!
102 min