Although North America is home to an abundance of game, two species above all consume the time, energy and attention of millions of hunters every year: the Rocky Mountain elk and the White-tailed deer.

For many, the pursuit of these animals is no hobby. It is an obsession that demands total commitment to their craft.

Elk and whitetail hunting may seem worlds apart, but both pursuits yield enduring lessons that are hard-earned, hard-won, and transcend simply cutting a tag.

Posted by Lawrence Weiss