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Information sought in elk poachings

State game wardens are seeking information regarding the poaching of two cow elk northeast of Winnett in Petroleum County.

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Most boat docks at Cooney pulled

The Marshall Cove and Red Lodge Creek boat docks at Cooney State Park have been winterized.

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In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER — Part of the history of Glacier National Park is written on maps, where place names aren’t the exclusive territory of men, but they dominate the landscape.

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FWP proposes removing bluegill, perch from pond

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment that proposes to remove illegally stocked bluegill and yellow perch from Carter Ponds near Lewistown.

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Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

A shuttle service from Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport to the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park will be continued this winter.

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2 grizzlies captured near Gardiner, moved

Two young grizzly bears were captured in the Gardiner area within the last week and relocated. The bears are female siblings about 2 years old.

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Shot grizzly was feeding on dead moose

Shot grizzly was feeding on dead moose

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information in the death of two moose east of Marias Pass that led to the recent shooting death of a grizzly bear.

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On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

Repeatedly stifled in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state’s wildlife commission chairman said it may be time to rethink the state’s conservation strategy for the popular big game species.

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Free basic avalanche course offered on Nov. 6

The Base Camp will host a free basic avalanche awareness workshop conducted by the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.

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Outdoors just for kids: Why you should like fat, fertile, female fish

Outdoors just for kids: Why you should like fat, fertile, female fish

Ever heard of a BOFFFF?

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Gear junkie: Multi-tool is flashlight, fan and charger

Gear junkie: Multi-tool is flashlight, fan and charger

It can charge your phone. It can light up a dark campsite at night. In another mode, the Switch 10 will work as a tiny personal fan for hot days.

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Wyoming outdoors: Permits help physically challenged hunters bag game

Wyoming outdoors: Permits help physically challenged hunters bag game

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has some great programs for physically challenged hunters of which many people may not be aware. I have to admit that I hadn’t paid much attention to the programs until I received a newsletter from the She…

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Free fly-fishing tips for beginners offered at meeting

Doug Haacke will talk about "Tips, Tricks and Techniques for the New Fly Fisher" at the Tuesday meeting of the Magic City Fly Fishers at the Billings Rod and Gun Club.

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Antelope numbers, hunter success good in SE Montana

Hunters stopping at Fish, Wildlife and Parks check stations in southeastern Montana consistently reported an increase in the number of antelope, deer and elk observed during their hunt compared to last year.

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Hunter success low in Region 3

In southwestern Montana’s Region 3, the general deer and elk season got off to a slow start with warm conditions on Saturday that turned colder on Sunday with freezing rain and snow at higher elevations.

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Region 4 hunter success falters compared to last 4 years

Hunters hit the Rocky Mountain Front for the opening weekend of Montana’s general big game season and took home fewer elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer this year compared to the past four years.

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Hunter success low in Region 5 for opening weekend

The big-game rifle season opened across Montana on Saturday amid unseasonably mild temperatures that limited hunter success.

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Goose Bay boat ramp closed as construction starts

Goose Bay boat ramp closed as construction starts

The Goose Bay boat ramp at Canyon Ferry Reservoir has been closed in preparation for construction on the modernization of Goose Bay Marina.

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Madison River FAS to be closed for bridge repair

The Eight Mile Ford fishing access site on the Madison River near Ennis will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday.

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Wilderness film to be shown at MWA meeting

"Untrammeled," a short film commemorating the Wilderness Act, will be shown at the Eastern Wildlands Chapter of the Montana Wilderness Association's annual membership meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

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Yellowstone roads to close to cars on Nov. 3

Yellowstone roads to close to cars on Nov. 3

There are only a few days left before the interior roads in Yellowstone National Park close for the season.

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Roy fur farm approved by FWP

Roy fur farm approved by FWP

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has approved and issued a license to a commercial fur farm southwest of Roy.

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FWP: Trout deaths on Big Hole small portion of population

FWP: Trout deaths on Big Hole small portion of population

Although 123 dead brown trout infected with a fungus were collected from the Big Hole River by Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists over two weeks, the fish population in the river as a whole remains healthy.

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Man shot by 13-year-old boy in hunting accident in critical condition

BUTTE — Police say the 56-year-old recovering from a hunting accident over the weekend was accidentally shot by a 13-year-old boy.

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Montana hunters getting free bear spray

Montana hunters getting free bear spray

HELENA — Some hunters in Blackfoot Valley are getting free cans of bear spray.

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