Pennsylvania Elk Hunt November 12, 2013

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Pennsylvania Elk Hunt November 12, 2013 PGC News Release
...  Nearly 85 percent of the hunters participating Pennsylvania’s 2013 elk hunt have taken home a trophy.The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced 72 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 9. And for those licensed to hunt antlered elk, also known as bulls, the success rate was a perfect 100 percent...  The 2013 harvest included several large elk. Fourteen bulls each were estimated to weigh 700 pounds or more, with the heaviest bull taken in this year’s hunt estimated at more than 847 pounds... To participate in the elk hunt, hunters must submit an application, then must be selected through a random drawing and purchase a license. The drawing typically is held in September and annually attracts more than 20,000 applicants.

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