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Federal Officials Reopen Public Comment On Wolf Delisting

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on its proposal to delist the gray wolf in the northern Rocky Mountains. The comment deadline is Nov. 28.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Man Kills Grizzly In Self Defense

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

On October 27, Shawn Damschen of Coram was charged by an adult female grizzly bear while hunting in the Marias Pass area. Damschen said that he was elk cow-calling when he heard a crashing sound.

(Region 1 - Headlines)

Rewards offered in four blatant poaching cases

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

Four elk, including at least two trophy bulls, have been illegally killed and left to spoil in the Bull Mountains recently. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward of as much as $1,000 for information that leads to a conviction.

(Region 5 - Headlines)

Wardens Review Hunting Rules

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

With the 2008 big game rifle season underway, wardens with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters about some of the rules they need to follow while pursuing their sport.

(Region 6 - Hunting)

Traditional Hunter Behavior Sets The Standard

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

Although hunting is not a "team sport," sportsmanship and ethics are as important in hunting as they are in any other outdoor activity.

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Common Sense Precautions In Handling Wild Meat

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

Before going afield to hunt, it is always wise to review the proper ways to handle and transport wild meat. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourages hunters to use safe practices when handling wild meat in the field:

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Hunters Urged To Help Protect Montana’s Wild Elk And Deer From CWD

Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 MDT 2008

Montanans who plan to travel out-of-state or to Canada to hunt deer, elk and moose should know that it is now illegal to bring heads and spinal cords from harvested game animals back with them from a state that is known to have CWD in either wild animals or game farm animals. Bring home only:

(Headquarters - Hunting)

 

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