I caught up with Bryan Huskey after he had a successful elk hunt with his bow, having harvested a beautiful 6 x 6 bull. What I found particularly interesting about this very seasoned and knowledgeable hunter, was his approach to elk calls. Does he like to use cow calls or grunt tubes and given that answer, what is the strategy. “I heard the bull bugling from a long ways away and I opted to sneak into the bull and hold off on calling. Typically I'll do a lot of calling and calling. Elk calling can be successful when everything is just right. But there are also times I've learned that I might just kind of sit and sneak in and maybe not announce my presence if I'm not feeling like the luck is on my side to call. I will use cow calls in some situations, but I honestly feel like the bugle is a better friend these days. Every single hunter out there carries a cow call in his pocket and they get blown on so much. Twenty years ago a cow call… you couldn't go wrong, but I feel like there's been a transition and a curve in what works. These days I'm probably more likely to do more through the grunt tube with bull sounds.