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Commission approves CWD hunt in south central Montana, licenses go on sale Dec. 11

Fri Dec 08 10:07:37 MST 2017

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the Bridger Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt at its regular monthly meeting Thursday. The hunt will begin on Dec. 15 and go through Feb. 15. Licenses will go on sale Dec. 11. The goal of the hunt is to determine prevalence and distribution of chronic wasting disease within the hunt area. This is critical information for FWP as it plans for long-term disease management in the area.

(Region 5 - Headlines )

New CWD positive tests could change scope of special hunt

Mon Dec 04 10:22:03 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks testing has identified two more cases of chronic wasting disease in Carbon County deer. The discovery means that the scope of a planned special hunt, which will go before the Fish and Wildlife Commission next week for approval, could expand into northern Carbon County.

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FWP proposes special CWD mule deer hunt

Thu Nov 30 15:02:27 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing a special two-month mule deer hunt in south central Montana near where two bucks – which later tested positive for chronic wasting disease, or CWD – were killed earlier this fall. The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is set to decide Dec. 7 on the proposed hunt, which is designed to gauge the prevalence of CWD in the area.

(Headquarters - Headlines )

Latest batch of samples negative for CWD

Wed Nov 22 16:02:46 MST 2017

Chronic wasting disease test results from samples collected last week all came back negative, announced, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Wednesday. This news comes after positive tests in two successive weeks.

(Headquarters - Headlines )

 

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