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17 elk harvested as of Monday afternoon

November 4, 2013

Photo by Becky Polaski PGC Elk Biologist Jeremy Banfield, left, and Tony Ross, PGC Wildlife Management Supervisor, right, take Boone and Crockett measurements for a bull elk harvested on Monday morning.

QUEHANNA – As of just after 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon a total of 17 elk had been brought to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna. The animals were all harvested on the opening day of this year's elk hunt and consisted of seven bulls and 10 cows. The 17 tags were among 86 awarded to hunters this year, with 26 tags being drawn for antlered elk and 60 for antlerless.

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