My Uncle used a 270 and 130 grain bullets for moose because he didn't know it wasn't supposed to be enough gun. The moose didn't know any better either. I suspect Elk will be just as dumb.
Good intentions will always be pleaded for any assumption of power. The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern will, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.