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.