Elk Bugling Gary Scott of member station WKMS in Murray, Kentucky reports that fall is the mating season for elk and that the mating call, known as bugling is an important part of the ritual. At Land Between the Lakes a recreation area in Western Kentucky, the bull elk create quite a racket as they bugle to attract female elk, or establish their own dominance and warn away potential competitors.

Elk Bugling

Elk Bugling

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Gary Scott of member station WKMS in Murray, Kentucky reports that fall is the mating season for elk and that the mating call, known as bugling is an important part of the ritual. At Land Between the Lakes a recreation area in Western Kentucky, the bull elk create quite a racket as they bugle to attract female elk, or establish their own dominance and warn away potential competitors.