By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
(Craig Willis with his trophy tule elk.)
In the cover story of our January issue, correspondent Harry Morse told subscribers that California
PLM (Private Lands Management) tags were the best option for getting a trophy tule elk. That's exactly the route subscriber Craig Willis (Report 8780
) took in August to get an 8x8 tule elk with crowning points, scoring 326 6/8 SCI. (See photo above.) Willis hunted in Monterey County with Alfred Luis of Central Coast Outfitters
(805-922-7923), booking agent Jeff Neal
, Inc. (918-299-3580). This was our first report on an elk hunt with this outfitter, but we have five other positive reports on him (see 8372
) in our online database on hunts for Columbia blacktail deer, bobcat and hogs. .....