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Brad Penas of Moorhead, Minn., drew one of two elk tags for the Caribou herd in Kittson County of northwest Minnesota, and shot this 6x7 elk Sept. 14, 2013, the first day of season. The elk weighed 820 pounds field dressed, and the raw score on the rack was 433 inches. Submitted photo

Minnesota man's caribou hunt produces big elk

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Brad Penas had never hunted elk and had never seen one in the part of northwest Minnesota where he hunts deer.

So, when Penas, 45, of Moorhead, received notification this summer that he’d drawn one of the only two elk tags in the Caribou area of northeast Kittson County, he knew a challenge awaited him.


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