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Why has the muzzleloading cow elk hunt been eliminated from unit 25 for the 2013 Season?

Answer

The current estimate is 382 cow elk in Unit 25 and the population objective for this unit is to maintain cow elk between 700 and 1000 animals. The antlerless any weapon and muzzleloader controlled hunts in Unit 25 were eliminated to assist with moving cow elk numbers closer to the objective.