Why has the September muzzleloading cow hunt been eliminated from unit 39?

Answer:

It was changed to a controlled hunt, not eliminated.

Hunt number 2161 is listed in the 2013 Big Game Rules book on page 58. The details are:

  1. Application period May 1-June 5
  2. 500 Permits
  3. All of unit 39
  4. Antlerless-only elk
  5. Season dates of September 8-30