caliber restrictions

can i use a 223 for elk hunting?

Answer: 

Yes,
No person shall take big game animals as outlined in this section.
a.  With any firearm that, in combination with a scope, sling, and/or any other attachments, weighs more than sixteen (16) pounds.
b. With any shotgun using any shot smaller than double-aught (#00) buck.
c. With any rimfire rifle, rimfire handgun or any muzzleloading handgun, EXCEPT for mountain lion and trapped gray wolf.
d. With a fully automatic firearm.

Answered on: 
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 3:52 PM MDT