We put the top 20 bulls in the East up against the 20 biggest bulls in the West. See the photos!
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An icon of western hunting, elk are making a surge in the eastern U.S. Thanks to reintroduction programs driven by state wildlife agencies and conservation organizations like the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the number of entries for record-book bulls has jumped in the East. Some even argue that the future of trophy elk hunting lies east of the Rocky Mountains.