News roundup: Oct. 20-24

Here are the highlights from this week in hunting news.

Grizzly 'incidental take' is going up

Grizzly bear
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Federal wildlife managers believe that over the next nine years, elk hunters in Grand Teton National Park and on the National Elk Refuge will kill six more grizzly bears than originally anticipated. Read the full story here.

Opportunity: Late-season New Mexico bull elk tags

New Mexico bull elk
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Archery hunters looking to expand their season will have a great opportunity to hunt late-season bull elk this fall/winter. New Mexico will have 275 trophy bull elk archery hunting licenses available online only starting October 29. Read more here.

Chronic wasting disease continues to spread

Mule deer buck CWD
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As chronic wasting disease (CWD) continues to spread across wild deer populations in Alberta, many worry about the potential impact it could have on Canada’s agricultural industry. Read the full story here.

Gruesome acts of poaching in Colorado

Colorado bull elk
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Beheadings. Senseless killing. Bodies left for waste. Offspring left orphaned. Poaching in Colorado is becoming more brazen and more deplorable than ever before, and according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), relief is nowhere in sight. Read the full story here.


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