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WDFW looking for killer of pregnant elk


November 6, 2019

Washington Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a person(s) of interest in the killing of a pregnant cow elk east of Fisher Hill Road in Klickitat County.

The cow elk was shot, killed, and transported on Oct. 31 in an area that is was closed to elk hunting, and on private property. The incident occurred between 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day.

“It was clear that a motor vehicle with aggressive mud tires had been positioned parallel to the road. There were piles of yellow 5mm cord left in the bloody drag marks that lead to a fresh elk gut pile,” said WDFW Officer Nelson “The gut pile was approximately 75 meters east of Fisher Hill R...

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