"Record" Elk Was High-Fence Bull

One glance at the picture of a would-be record elk that's been bouncing around the Internet confirms that the animal is unquestionably a whole lot of bull. But can the claims that it was shot in Idaho's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness be for real? Not according to Boone and Crockett Club official scorekeeper Mark Hatfield, who says the elk came from a fenced game farm in Canada—nor Quebec's Laurentian Wildlife Estate manager and guide Tony Barber, who confirms the bull came from his private reserve. Here's the latest from Coeur d'Alene Press.

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