News roundup: Oct. 13-17

Here are the highlights from this week in hunting news.

Hunters crucial to Colorado economy
 

Elk in Colorado
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Big game hunting brings in big revenue for Colorado as the state’s billion dollar hunting industry opened for rifle season last Saturday. Read the full story here.

8,000 elk running amok in Canada
 

Alberta elk herd
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A rapidly expanding herd of nearly 8,000 wild elk has overrun its grazing grounds and is now posing a serious problem for nearby cattle farms in southeastern Alberta. Read the full story here.

Montana may move sheep out of state
 

Montana bighorn sheep
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Montana wildlife officials are considering a move to transplant bighorn sheep out of the state as it becomes increasingly more difficult to find suitable habitat for the animals in state. Read the full story here.

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