'Nightmare' Elk Hunt Turns Heads On The Levee


October 16, 2021

By Mike Koshmrl

If Bob Geringer had another shot, he says he wouldn’t have pulled the trigger.

The 79-year-old Salol, Minnesota, man had been in Jackson Hole for several days while out on his first-ever elk hunt. Checking out a new-to-him area alongside the scenic Snake River on Sunday morning, Geringer and two pals finally found what they were looking for: a pile of elk, bunched up on a mid-river island. Treading along Emily’s Pond Levee they got to within shooting range, squeezed off about seven shots and watched three cow elk and a calf fall — which was legal, because the non-resi...

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