On this episode of The Western Rookie Dan talks with Jake Trujillo, a fly fishing and big game guide from New Mexico. Jake shares tips and tricks that he uses every September as he chases after bull elk during the rut.
Jake grew up hunting and learning the craft from his dad Patrick. Not only did Jake learn to hunt from his dad, he also followed in his footsteps when he started competing in professional rodeo as a steer wrestler. After graduating Odessa College he took on a job as a guide for Chama Land and Cattle Co. Jake spends his summers guiding fly fishing trips and his fall and winter guiding elk and mule deer hunts Chama Land and Southwest Outfitters. He is from a small town in Northern New Mexico called Abiquiu which is in the heart of some of the best mule deer and elk hunting New Mexico has to offer.