Hunt for elk proves more challenging November 30, 2013 Idaho

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Hunt for elk proves more challenging November 30, 2013 Idaho, The Spokesman Review
... Eighty-thousand hunters try to bag an elk in Idaho each year, spending more than $70 million on the pursuit. Few are happy to have wolves as competition... Shortly after wolves were introduced to central Idaho in the mid-1990s, Idaho’s elk population peaked at 125,000. Today, the state’s elk population is stable at about 107,000 animals ... The state spent $80,000 on marketing efforts last year ...

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