Elk hunt to be held at Clam Lake this fall March 13, 2018 Wisconsin

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Elk hunt to be held at Clam Lake this fall March 13, 2018 Wisconsin, Ashland Daily Press
... 2018 will mark Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt in state history... will offer 10 harvest tags ... hunt is within the Clam Lake elk range of Sawyer, Bayfield, Ashland, and Price counties in far north-central Wisconsin. Original restoration efforts occurred within this range with the release of 25 elk from Michigan in 1995..,

Wisconsin DNR to hold inaugural elk hunt in 2018 March 13, 2018 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... The milestone comes 23 years after the state embarked on an elk reintroduction project by acquiring 25 animals from Michigan... The elk population in the northern Wisconsin herd near Clam Lake, where the hunt will be held, is anticipated to number at least 225 animals this spring after birth of calves ...

The Return of the Elk June 24, 2018 Wisconsin, Urban Milwaukee
... Wisconsin has more than 200 elk in the Clan Lake area in the north-central part of the state... Wildlife officials expect the number to increase by 20 to 30 by the end of calving season this summer. The program’s long-term goal is 1,400 elk... More than 38,000 hopeful hunters have paid $10 each for a chance at four licenses ..,

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