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Location: Butte, MT
Joined: 01/02/2006
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When do elk start calving?

I'm in South Western Montana. Just curious for two reasons: I'm sort of an amateur wildlife photographer; I also hear that spring bear hunting can be productive in areas where cows are dropping their calves.

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Location: CA Central Coast
Joined: 12/01/2005
Posts: 151
When do elk start calving?

http://www.rmef.org/pages/elkseasons.html

The short answer seems to be, "it depends." Still, this page has lots of good information on it.

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Location: Washington's Back Country
Joined: 06/25/2005
Posts: 316
When do elk start calving?

I would have to say they will start calving here toward the end of this month for the cows that came into estrus early this last fall...but they should keep calving well into the late part of May and Early June.

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Location: Crested Butte Co.
Joined: 09/05/2005
Posts: 150
When do elk start calving?

Yeah probally anytime soon.

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