August 26. He writes that the guide scored it at 536 in Idaho where he shot it. Keep in mind, Idaho’s rifle season begins in October, but high-fence hunts need no seasons. The good folks at Boone and Crockett say that they have been notified about this bull, including from someone who was on the hunt. The bull was taken on a hunting preserve in Idaho. Other indicators for high-fence bulls include beating the previous World Record ostensibly by nearly 100 points. And notice the smooth, almost groomed coat on this bull. Truly wild elk will typically have a bushier looking coat,
especially on their mane. The new world’s record elk may still be out there, but this bull isn’t it.