Elk are considered to be ruminant animals, which mean that have four chambers in their stomach. They mainly consume bark, leaves, grasses and plants and can be found grazing the fields during the day. New Mexico is widely thought to be a leading state for both elk and trophy mule deer huntings. As such, there are quite a few luxurious elk hunting ranches in New Mexico that include guided elk hunts where you can sleep easy at night. Most that offer these guided elk hunts will also have guided mule deer hunts for those that choose to target this species instead. Along with the big game hunts that these elk hunting ranches have to offer, you can also explore turkey hunting or awesome fishing at many local ponds and streams in the area.
Male turkeys live to be about ten years old are referenced as toms in the United States and stags in Europe. Whether you choose to go for turkey, elk or mule deer, you can spend some time fishing when you are not in the field. Rainbow trout are carnivores by nature and eat eggs of trout, salmon eggs, smaller fish and crustaceans. Much like salmon, steelhead are anadromous trout which means that the come back to the spot they were hatched to spawn. Anyone that wants to fish while hunting should inquire with the staff at one of the elk hunting ranches to explore their opportunities. Make it a trip filled with fishing and top rated hunting.