Biologists say the idea is to increase the harvest in portion of the herd to help control its numbers.
Twenty-eight Kentucky elk come home to the Flambeau River State Forest in Sawyer County, where they’ll be part of the Clam Lake herd.
The case emerged when a Wyoming resident watching “Hunting in the Sticks” on the Pursuit Channel reported that the men appeared to have killed elk in the wrong hunting district during an episode titled “Western Redemption.”
This year, Kentucky elk will be released in the Flambeau River State Forest near Winter to augment what’s known as the Clam Lake herd.
It’s a rare breed of person who is essentially able to be dumped in the wild with a dry cabin, herd of elk and team of horses and survive self-sufficiently for months while not going crazy.
Applications are available online now, with paper applications scheduled to arrive at vendors by March 10, and the deadline to apply for the hunts is March 22.
Washington, D.C., man gets $280 ticket after he launched the drone from a highway pullout and flew it over the resting elk herd.
Michigan’s wild elk herd is four hours north of Detroit in Pigeon River Country State Forest near Gaylord. Wildlife experts estimate over 1,000 elk live in and around this state forest.
About 50 pronghorn died near Payette in mid-January, and before that, seven elk died in the Boise foothills.
The state has a growing elk population and is home to nearly 10,000 RMEF members in 24 chapters.
All-time high harvest marks set for mule deer bucks, cow elk and total elk.
In 2015, Idaho hunters killed nearly 70,000 deer and about 25,000 elk, numbers not matched since the 1990s.
Man illegally killed shot elk in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Changes announced in permit types for several regions
Arizona agency: Testing finds no cases of wildlife disease
Horses also fighting for survival in what has been a tough winter in the state
A total of 100 state licenses were available — 30 any-elk and 70 antlerless-only licenses
Wolf advocacy group rep says placement of wolves on the Colorado landscape is “most germane” to the state’s future and “there’s no downside and there’s a real big upside”
With a score of 430 inches, it’s the largest in nearly half a century and largest ever from Montana
While values of most farm commodities have declined lately, elk meat, antlers and bulls raised for penned hunting operations reportedly have all risen
Statewide, the grants will provide funding to expand South Dakota’s Elk Hunting Access Program
In a state where thousands of coal mining jobs have been lost in the past few years, officials are touting the elk’s potential to help tourism.
The 6,000 elk on the property so far is well above the 15-year average.
The 20 projects benefit nearly 9,000 acres of elk habitat and outdoor/sporting enthusiasts in Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Douglas, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Marshall, Morrison and Roseau counties.
Transaction benefits Washington’s largest elk herd and is the latest in a series of projects near Mount St. Helens.