'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...