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Utah Elk Gets So Close to Hunter it Almost Runs into the Rifle

When the elk rut is on, there’s no telling what’s going to happen. This up-close elk hunt is proof.

While hunting rutting elk with a rifle in Utah, these hunter have a seriously up-close elk encounter.

Watch the video to see how close this bull gets for yourself.

That was a really nice bull, but when you are hunting a limited access area like Utah, you tend to get more selective.

This hunter says that he almost had to shoot the bull in self-defense, in which case he would have still had a great trophy to take home. In the end, the bull spots the hunter and cameraman and runs away, leaving these guys with an awesome memory of their up-close elk encounter that will last a lifetime.

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Utah Elk Gets So Close to Hunter it Almost Runs into the Rifle