As the hunt ends, elk fill refuge – Jackson Hole News&Guide

Posted: Saturday, December 24, 2016 4:30 am

As the hunt ends, elk fill refuge

By Mike Koshmrl
Jackson Hole Daily

Jackson Hole News&Guide


Early indications are that the National Elk Refuge will once again have higher-than-desired numbers of wintering elk, which are already piling up on the property north of Jackson by the thousands.

Elk hunting on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service property ended Dec. 16, and it didn’t take long for the large ungulates to smarten up and take to the newfound safe zone, even though bison hunting is still underway.

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