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Basin Butte Pack ~ 2006 Story Continued...

In December, elk have replaced cattle in the lowlands and along the Salmon River, as winter comes to stay.

Elk along the Salmon River near Stanley.

PHOTO: Elk along the Salmon River near Stanley.


Elk are so plentiful in IDFG Game Unit 36, where the Basin Butte pack lives, that anyone can buy an antlered bull elk tag. In other words, there is no limit to the number of bull elk tags sold here.
 

Elk cows and calves at Valley Creek on the edge of Stanley.

PHOTO: Elk cows and calves at Valley Creek on the edge of Stanley. This is one of the few areas where cattle are not allowed to graze, and elk are able to find substantial grass under the snow.



 


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