By Andi Bourne

Local finds elk of a lifetime on Game Range opener


Darin Woodside

Brooke Woodside with her son Steel and the 6X6 bull elk skull that she found May 15, opening day on the Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area. While Woodside harvested a six-point bull in high school, this one has a lot more mass.

SEELEY LAKE – Brooke Woodside has participated in the opener on the Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area, known locally as the Game Range, nearly every year since she was 13 years old. She knows the area well and has found a lot of sheds. However, this year's 6X6, 28-pound rack and skull were the biggest she has ever found.

Woodside has lived in the area her entire life. Hunting for sheds opening day of the Game Range is a family tradition.

"I started out doing it with my mom and dad and now my husband [and son] are included in that," Woodside said.

This year the family decided...

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