Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

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Tenn. man has winning elk hunt bid

Nashville, Tenn. (AP) – Andy Miller is going elk hunting and
he’d best be a good shot. The privilege to take part in Tennessee’s
first elk hunt in more than 150 years is costing him $17,700.

Miller, of Franklin, was the successful bidder for a Tennessee
Wildlife Resources Agency permit sold on eBay.

Four other permits for the Oct. 19-23 hunt were awarded in an
earlier random computer drawing from nearly 13,000
applications.

The spot Miller claimed was donated to the Tennessee Wildlife
Resources Foundation, which promotes wildlife habitat conservation.
The group put the permit on the Internet auction site to raise
funds.

The hunt will take place on private land near the North
Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.

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