Recent Elk Hunt in Grand Teton National Park Sparks Criticism


By Johnny Certo

The elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park has been a rich program for years, but last month a poorly executed hunt could compromise future excursions.

On Nov. 19, an elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park resulted in a roadside firing line causing many to critique the hunting practices and ethics of such exercises.

Six citations were handed out that day, including the illegal killing of two spike bulls, shooting more than once at a running herd, and shooting from a roadway.

The elk hunt is part of a reduction program that was mandated by the 1950 legislation that …read more

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