Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 19
  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    20
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Kentucky Elk Hunt

    Application window is closed. Intel says they had 61,000 applications for around 1,000 tags. Latest herd estimate is just over 10,000 animals. Pretty healthy herd here in the bluegrass state.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 24 Times in 22 Posts
    Maybe I'll be lucky; put in for both gun and bow.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Wyoming
    Posts
    401
    Thanks
    185
    Thanked 41 Times in 33 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Browntailguy View Post
    Application window is closed. Intel says they had 61,000 applications for around 1,000 tags. Latest herd estimate is just over 10,000 animals. Pretty healthy herd here in the bluegrass state.
    Browntail, you can thank the State of Kentucky and the RMEF for that, they're doing great...no wolves either!

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Blue Springs, MO
    Posts
    854
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 86 Times in 73 Posts
    It's pretty amazing what Kentucky and the RMEF has done there, considering they started with less than 10 animals, less than 20 years ago. I hope my state takes a few pointers from them as we reintroduce elk back into southern Missouri.
    My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 24 Times in 22 Posts
    fink - st. louis local news reported that mountain lions from south dakota have killed some of the elk in missouri.

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Blue Springs, MO
    Posts
    854
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 86 Times in 73 Posts
    Yeah, I saw that a little while back. Next thing you know, we'll have wolves down here too..
    My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    White Pigeon, MI
    Posts
    83
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
    I put in for bow and gun, but not holding my breath. How is the deer population in the areas that have a good elk herd?

  8. #8
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    3,323
    Thanks
    515
    Thanked 335 Times in 239 Posts
    Is this a DIY hunt on public ground or is it a guide hunt?
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 24 Times in 22 Posts
    It can be either a DIY or guided. Most of the Elk are on public land. They really grow some monsters down there. Mild winters + Corn/Beans + no predators = Real big bulls.

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 24 Times in 22 Posts
    Results are posted. I didn't draw.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Kentucky Whitetail
    By Kentucky hunter in forum Blacktail, Coues' and Whitetail
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 11-19-2013, 08:02 PM
  2. Kentucky elk draw results
    By kentuckyhunter in forum Elk
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-04-2013, 02:44 PM
  3. Swap Iowa deer hunt for a Wyoming hunt......
    By DoubleTrouble in forum Wyoming
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-08-2012, 07:27 PM
  4. Kentucky Elk...a Success Story
    By elkmtngear in forum Elk
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-19-2011, 10:08 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •