Elk Hunting News

Elk, Deer Hunting Permits Still Available
Fall big game hunting seasons are fast approaching and there are still elk and deer permits available for hunters who want to participate.
Rewards Offered in Two Poaching Cases
Rewards are being offered in two recent cases of attempted elk poaching. Anyone with information about either case should call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-352-0700.
Elk Applicants Can Take Advantage of Video Offer
Applicants for this year's elk license drawing can take advantage of a special video offer from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. For $22.95, an individual can apply for the elk hunt and receive a copy of the agency's award-winning video, "Pennsylvania Elk: Reclaiming the Alleghenies."
Leftover Doe/Fawn and Cow/Calf Licenses Sales Start Aug. 15
Leftover reduced price doe/fawn antelope and deer and cow/calf elk licenses go on sale Aug. 15 at license agents in the respective hunt areas with some new rules to make sales more equitable and consistent across Wyoming.
Remaining Cow Elk Permits Available July 31st
Another opportunity to obtain a second elk permit for this year's hunts begins July 31, when hunters may apply for cow elk permits in Utah's second antlerless draw.
Private Land Elk Hunting System Under Review
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson today announced a review of the system for allocating elk hunting licenses among private lands statewide. This review will take place during the next six months.
Leftover Controlled Hunt Permits On Sale July 15
Leftover controlled hunt permits for deer and elk go on sale Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at all Fish and Game offices and license vendors statewide on a first-come, first served basis. The sale starts at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.
Seven Lucky Hunters Draw for Elk and Oryx
Seven hunters who turned in their completed hunter harvest surveys on time drew elk and oryx license authorizations at the State Game Commission meeting June 18.
Clam Lake Elk Herd Increasing
Wisconsin’s elk herd in the Clam Lake area is expected to grow by 20 percent this year, based on state wildlife biologists’ observations of new calves born in recent weeks.
Elk License Application Fees Benefit Habitat
Those considering submitting an application for one of the 100 elk licenses being made available by the Pennsylvania Game Commission for this fall are reminded that the $10 fee from the first 10,000 applications received will go toward a special partnership project to improve habitat in the elk range.