Wis. Tribe Shoots Elk In Northwestern Wisconsin
Elk grazing in Cataloochee, in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Elk were reintroduced into the Smokies in February of 2001, when 25 elk were moved from Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky to Cataloochee. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This happened fast.
Ojibwe tribal member shoots elk in NW Wis.
CLAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — An Ojibwe tribal member has shot an elk in northwestern Wisconsin, despite objections from the state Department of Natural Resources.
An official with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission says a tribal elder from the Lac Courte Oreilles (lah-KOOT’-oh-ray) band shot the elk with a rifle Friday morning near Clam Lake.
The young male elk is being prepared for a thanksgiving feast and ceremony.
Read more at EHExtra.
WUPN: Will this expand and create problems like spring Walleye spearing in Northern Wisconsin? We wonder if the tribes would help pay for growing the Elk herd?