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Brad Penas of Moorhead drew one of two elk tags for the Caribou herd in Kittson County of northwest Minnesota and shot this 6x7 elk Sept. 14, the first day of the season. The rack now has been officially scored and measured 393 3/8 inches after the mandatory 60-day drying period. The score makes the elk the highest-scoring bull ever to be shot in Minnesota. Submitted Photo

It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record

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By Brad Dokken

Forum News Service

MOORHEAD — The rack of a massive bull elk shot this fall in northwest Minnesota has been scored by a certified measurer for the Boone and Crockett Club, and it’s all but official the trophy will be the highest-scoring elk ever taken by hunting in Minnesota.

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Brad Penas of Moorhead shot the 6x7 bull Sept. 14 in Kittson County.

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