Elk NetworkSpirit of RMEF Elk Camp Alive at Special Auction

News Releases | August 19, 2020

MISSOULA, Mont. — Approximately 50 items ranging from a rare elk permit and hunts to trips, firearms, artwork, hunting gear and much more will be available via the Elk Camp Online Auction scheduled for August 26-30, 2020.

“Elk Camp is not just a national convention. It’s a reunion where friendships and bonds are strengthened as we gather to celebrate our mission,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of marketing. “We were disappointed circumstances kept us from gathering this summer at our revamped Elk Camp and Mountain Festival. However, this auction features the spirit of Elk Camp as participants have the opportunity to come together to bid on items and adventures, all for the benefit of elk and elk country.”

Highlighted items include:

  • 2021 Nebraska bull elk permit open to residents or nonresidents
  • Alligator/hog combo hunt with Easton Corbin
  • Five-day Colorado elk hunt
  • Commemorative rifles by Ruger, Savage & Winchester
  • Bronze sculptures
  • Five-day Bob Marshall Wilderness fishing retreat
  • YETI ‘surprise’ coolers full of mystery contents
  • Custom acoustic guitars signed by John Rich & Luke Combs

Go here to view the entire selection of items up for bid. Those who wish to participate will need to first register here to create an account. Bidding opens on August 27.

“We greatly appreciate the support we receive from our volunteers, members, conservation partners, sportsmen and women, and so many others during these unique times,” added Decker.

COVID-19 also caused RMEF to postpone and reschedule scores of big game banquets and other events. Go here to view the revised event calendar, which is continually updated.

About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:
Founded more than 36 years ago, fueled by hunters and a membership of nearly 235,000 strong, RMEF has conserved more than 8 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management, and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Discover why “Hunting Is Conservation™” at rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.