Elk harvest above average as season nears end December 14, 2013 Michigan

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Elk harvest above average as season nears end December 14, 2013 Michigan, Cheboygan Daily Tribune
... 86 elk have been taken so far this season ... Approximately 30,000-to-40,000 hunters apply for a chance to hunt elk each year, and 150-to-400 permits are issued ... Michigan's native elk disappeared around 1875. Today's herd dates back to 1918, when seven animals were released near Wolverine... The current goal is a winter herd of 800-to-900 elk...

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