You might think hunting elk in your home state would give you an advantage, but elk hunting can be challenging, regardless of where you are.
A migrating bull elk has become a fairly common sight around Upstate South Carolina despite being the first of its kind in the Palmetto State in 275 years.
John Plute’s bull elk antlers held the world record for 30 years, scoring 442 3/8 on the Boone & Crockett scale and measuring as much as 51 inches.
Is a 429 6/8 net score good enough to set a world record? One Montana bowhunter surely hopes so.
Brucellosis can cause young pregnant cattle, as well as elk, to abort. It’s believed the most infectious materials come from birthing fluids and tissue. So keeping cattle and elk separated at the time the elk calve is thought to be key to controlling the spread of the disease.