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FWP Commission To Meet In Helena

Wed Oct 31 11:32:00 MDT 2012

Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet Nov. 8 in Helena to consider recommendations from a citizen working group aimed at lowering the risk of livestock contracting a bacterial disease from elk in southwestern Montana.

(Headquarters - Commission)

South central Montana hunter numbers up; harvest still lagging

Mon Oct 29 14:34:00 MDT 2012

Warm temperatures, a few sprinkles and strong winds combined Saturday and Sunday to keep many hunters at home and limit the wildlife harvest in south central Montana for the second weekend of the state’s annual general big game season.

(Region 5 - Hunting)

Hunting Check Station Results for Northwest

Mon Oct 29 12:52:00 MDT 2012

At the six Region One game check stations through the second weekend of the hunting season, a total of 5,377 hunters checked 255 white-tailed deer (221 of these were bucks), 19 mule deer, and 35 elk for a 5.7 percent rate of hunters with game. This compares with a 4.6% rate of hunters with game in 2011.

(Region 1 - Hunting)

Grizzly Bear and Cub Released near Spotted Bear

Fri Oct 26 15:16:00 MDT 2012

An adult female grizzly bear that was injured in an encounter with a bird hunter was captured near Ferndale and released Wednesday in the Spotted Bear Area. About two week ago, a bird hunter shot at the female grizzly in what was described as a surprise encounter east of Bigfork. The hunter was unharmed and reported the incident immediately to FWP. The sow grizzly had a cub, and both bears were later found alive by officials.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife)

All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 418, 420 And 448

Fri Oct 26 14:21:00 MDT 2012

The hunting of all mountain lions in north-central Montana hunting districts 418, 420 and 448, which includes portions of Judith Basin, Meagher, Fergus and Cascade counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Hunting District 311 - Spanish Peaks Portion

Thu Oct 25 15:59:00 MDT 2012

The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 311, which includes portions of Madison, Gallatin, Jefferson and Broadwater counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, October 26, 2012.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 310, 311, 360, 361 & 362

Thu Oct 25 15:25:00 MDT 2012

The hunting of mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 310, 311, 360, 361 and 362, which include portions of Gallatin, Madison, Jefferson and Broadwater counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, October 26, 2012.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Three Moose Shot and Left to Waste in Antelope Basin Area

Thu Oct 25 11:11:00 MDT 2012

"Poaching at its worst.” That’s how Game Warden Jim Smolcynski referred to the case of three moose shot and killed while feeding in a group of aspens in the Antelope Basin area near West Yellowstone this week.

(Region 3 - Enforcement)

 

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