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October 20, 2013 in Outdoors, Sports
Rich Landers photo

Bull elk command a lot of interest, but antlerless elk – cows and calves of the year – outnumber bulls usually by about 4 to 1.

Rich Landers photo

A cow elk tends to her calf of the year. Born in late May or early June, the calf is well on its way to surviving on its own in early September. Both are legal game to a hunter with a “cow tag.”