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Don't throw away your Elk hunting dreams just because you can't get drawn. Come hunt with Black Water Guide Service and take home an elk bull most will never be able to lay eyes on.
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About our Texas Elk Hunts

Did you know that Texas Elk Hunts were at times more cost effective than drawing a tag in another state? The size and success rates you can experience while Elk hunting in Texas with Black Water Guide Service is a very cost effective way of guaranteeing yourself a trophy bull to add to you collection.

Why you should hunt Texas Elk

Black Water Guide Service is home to a herd of 20 plus elk with some fantastic trophies available to harvest each year. We will be host to 4 Texas Elk Hunts each year with bulls scoring from 300 to 400 inches. Our rugged canyon terrain will give you the same feel being on a BLM hunt in the midwest with the guarantee of knowing where the Elk are and a guide that can put you on them!

Texas Elk Hunt Prices and Details

If you don't get drawn on a midwest Elk hunt, don't want to deal with the paper work, or simply don't have the time off to travel and scout, just join BWGS on a quality Texas Elk hunt that will send you home happy every time!

Cost is $1250 for lodging, meals, guide, transportation, and game care

After harvesting your Elk there will be an additional fee of

Rocksprings: $6250

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Facts about Texas Elk

The elk, or wapiti (Cervus canadensis), is one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and Eastern Asia. This animal should not be confused with the still larger moose (Alces alces) to which the name "elk" applies in British English and in reference to populations in Eurasia. Apart from the moose, the only other member of the deer family to rival the elk in size is the south Asian sambar (Rusa unicolor).

Elk range in forest and forest-edge habitat, feeding on grasses, plants, leaves, and bark. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Males also engage in ritualized mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling (sparring), and bugling, a loud series of vocalizations that establishes dominance over other males and attracts females.

Although they are native to North America and eastern Asia, they have adapted well to countries in which they have been introduced, including Argentina and New Zealand. Their great adaptability may threaten endemic species and ecosystems into which they have been introduced.

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases, some of which can be transmitted to livestock. Efforts to eliminate infectious diseases from elk populations, largely by vaccination, have had mixed success.

Some cultures revere the elk as a spiritual force. In parts of Asia, antlers and their velvet are used in traditional medicines. Elk are hunted as a game species. The meat is leaner and higher in protein than beef or chicken.[3]

It was long believed to be a subspecies of the European red deer (Cervus elaphus), but evidence from a number of mitochondrial DNA genetic studies beginning in 1998 show that the two are distinct species.[4][5][6][7] Key morphological differences that distinguish C. canadensis from C. elaphus are the former's wider rump patch and paler-hued antlers.[8]

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