Bryce Macken, formerly of Champlin, Minn., and currently living in Toronto, Ontario, captured this video of a mountain lion while bowhunting for elk in Colorado in late August. Macken didn’t get an elk on the trip, but this video captured from his stand – “the mountain lion walks right by me, within 20 feet” – will provide memories of the…
There was plenty of activity at the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s elk check station on Tuesday, Nov. 6, as successful hunters were required to bring their harvested elk to the Elk Country Visitor Center for aging and other testing, including a check for chronic wasting disease. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Pennsylvania Videos Tags: Elk, Hunting, Pennsylvania Game Commission
And these were strapping animals – roughly scoring 360 and 335, according to one report.
Mostly lower-than-average hunter numbers and harvest success in second weekend, with grizzly sighting and reminder for hunters to be bear aware.
The Wisconsin DNR has cited the first hunter to kill an elk with a state tag in Wisconsin’s inaugural elk season for shooting across a road.
Agency would consider heard structure, population dynamics and other metrics when setting permit levels.
(Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation)The Michigan DNR will celebrate 100 years of elk in Michigan with a special event Saturday, Sept. 8 in Gaylord, the DNR announced Thursday, Sept. 6 – a day after it was announced that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation had awarded more than $30,000 in grant funding to benefit elk, elk habitat and hunting programs in the Wolverine State. In 1918,…
“In general, elk hunters have a remarkable success rate during this first hunt period.”
The annual elk tag lottery held at the Elk Expo in Benezette, Pa., always draws a big crowd of hopeful hunters. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Pennsylvania Videos Tags: Elk, Elk Expo, Hunting
Hunters who are awarded the KECA Elk Conservation Raffle tag have an opportunity to hunt elk during the peak of the rut, before the regular elk season begins, and they’ve consistently brought home bulls around the 400-inch class.
District officials plan to bring more elk from Texas this fall. But county commissioner said he doesn’t believe the district should bring in the animals until officials can definitively explain why half the herd died.
A limited hunting season could be used to stop the herd from getting too large.
The 5-year-old cow died while giving birth. The fenced farm has 15 elk, according to the owner’s most recent registration. The farm has been licensed since 1997 and is not enrolled in the CWD Herd Status Program.
Monitoring elk traveling along the migration route is part of a new Wyoming effort to determine if wapiti are returning to the Gros Ventre River country in summer and fall.
Four chosen in random drawing – they weren’t named to protect their privacy – and fifth license to be awarded through raffle.
A female elk like this one, also with a calf, recently attacked a woman in Yellowstone National Park, the second such attack in a span of a few days. Officials are unsure if it was the same elk, but say elk often aggressively defend their young.CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For the second time in three days, an elk has attacked a…
The National Veterinary Laboratory confirmed that a 15-year-old whitetail doe and a 2-year-old elk cow tested positive.
State to address damages after farmers deem the intrusion of elk on their private property to be illegal.
The plan proposes regulatory changes and new actions to minimize the risk of CWD entering or spreading in New York state, the DEC says.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will raffle off a fifth bull elk tag.
A total of 21,042 applications were received for moose, 18,079 for elk and 14,617 for bighorn sheep.
GEARHART, Ore. — A new state pilot program intended to control the urban deer population could help cities like Gearhart cull the elk herds that roam the North Coast. Cities that declare deer a public nuisance can petition the state Department of Fish and Wildlife for help to reduce population levels starting next January. “It’s not specifically about elk,” Doug…
RAPID CITY, S.D. — South Dakota’s game commission has rejected giving fewer landowners an advantage for licenses to hunt elk in the Black Hills. The Rapid City Journal reports landowners still need at least 240 acres and 500 elk-use days for a preference license. An elk-use day is any day an elk feeds or waters on private land. One landowner…
Agency counts 97 elk, up from 79 in 2017 and 83 in 2016.
This is the first time a positive test has been found in the mountains southwest of Dillon, which is outside the area where ranchers are required to test livestock for brucellosis.
Jail time, thousands of dollars in fines for Wisconsin hunters guilty of poaching elk near Nevada-Utah line
ELY, Nev. — Two Wisconsin men who illegally poached a bull elk near the Nevada-Utah line have been sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and penalties. Nevada wildlife officials say Ed Singler of Shiocton, Wis., had a valid hunting tag for the area. But the elk killed in White Pine County…