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2021 Elk Pre-Rut and Rut Encounters

October 24, 2021 - Once our calendar rolls into August I begin to think about the upcoming elk rut in north central PA. At that time of yea...
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Big Bulls and Hot Cows in Elk Country

November 22, 2020 - It's that time of year again. I'd like to show you some of the photos I made during the elk rut season this year. This y...
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Day Trip: Benezette, PA

June 21, 2020 - One benefit of living in central, western PA is that I have plenty of places within an hour drive that offer great wildl...
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Autumn Brings Out The Big Boys

June 14, 2020 - Three months! Three months and the Pennsylvania bull elk will have rubbed the velvet from their antlers that have been g...
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2017 PA Elk Rut Photography Affected by Summer Heat

October 29, 2017 - A late August or early September visit to elk country in north central Pennsylvania can offer many stages of changes for...
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Bull Elk: Moving the Herd

October 31, 2016 - After taking a week away from photographing the elk herd in Benezette, I was getting anxious to go back. I decided one m...
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The Meadows Are Full of Elk

October 26, 2016 - The morning of Monday, 9/26/2016, was once again chilly and foggy. Since it was our final day of our stay in Elk Country...
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Dominant Bull Elk and Frustrated Wannabes

October 21, 2016 - Elena and I woke to our 5 o'clock wake-up call on this chilly Sunday morning, the 25th of September. Usually, when we go...
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The Beginning of an Elk Country Weekend

October 16, 2016 - September 24th was the first day of a full three days in Elk Country for my wife, Elena, and I. We arrived in St. Mary's...
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Sights and Sounds of the PA Elk Rut

October 12, 2016 - September and early October marks the mating season of the American Elk. The rutting call of bulls, called a bugle, is h...
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Chance Encounters in the Wild

September 18, 2016 - I try to visit elk country several different times of the year to photograph elk at various stages of their life. Septem...
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2015 Elk Rut Comes to a Close

October 07, 2015 - The American Elk rut; I hate to see it end. Well, not really! A day photographing the elk rut and other wildlife in the...
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A Day of Photography in Elk Country

October 03, 2015 - September 23rd was going to be a good day. My wife and I spent two days in Elk County, Pennsylvania less than a week pri...
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Days to Remember in Elk Country

September 21, 2015 - It's mid-September and the elk rut is usually at its peak. This year, however, the rut action has been a little slow on...
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2014 PA Elk Rut Wrap-Up - Part 1

October 04, 2014 - The American Elk, or Wapiti in the Shawnee language, meaning "white rump", are native to Pennsylvania but the elk curren...
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An Evening With Limpy - A Pennsylvania Elk

September 22, 2014 - The elk mating season, better known as the rut, is in full swing. The male elk (bull), living apart from the female (cow...
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A Summer Day In Elk County, PA

July 09, 2014 - So, those of you who have ever been to Benezette, PA, how many went home without at least one photo of an elk? I did. Tw...
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Sharing My Passion

April 28, 2013 - Growing up, my dad and I shared an interest in nature and a love for animals. My mother liked animals from a distance an...
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Pennsylvania Elk Country

April 18, 2013 - With the abundant amount of wildlife in the Benezette, PA area it is a lure for anyone who enjoys the wild outdoors or p...
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