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Men acknowledge poaching bull elk in Grand Teton

JACKSON, Wyo. — Two men accused of gunning down a bull elk in Grand Teton National Park while drunk have been sentenced to a week in jail and ordered to pay a total of more than $10,000 in fines and restitution.

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6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunt

6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park and the adjacent National Elk Refuge.

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6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park and the adjacent National Elk Refuge.

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Study finds supplemental elk feeding affects migration habits

Study finds supplemental elk feeding affects migration habits

CASPER, Wyo. — Some of Wyoming’s feedground elk have probably been conditioned to expect food every winter, changing the way they migrate, according to a study published recently in the journal Ecological Applications.

October 11, 2014 8:30 am Photos

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Volunteers make elk refuge home each summer

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jim Crabb looked every bit the expert recently as he guided three visitors through the history of the Miller family and its historic Jackson homestead on the National Elk Refuge.

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State delays decision on controversial elk plan

State delays decision on controversial elk plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has delayed until November its commission’s consideration of a controversial 2015 elk-brucellosis management plan aimed at disease outbreaks in the Paradise Valley.

October 06, 2014 12:43 pm Photos

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Pardise Valley elk

Pardise Valley elk

Elk that congregate on private land in the Paradise Valley are at the center of a debate about trying to keep brucellosis from spreading from wildlife, like elk, to cattle in the area.

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Study: Wyoming elk feeding curtails migration

Study: Wyoming elk feeding curtails migration

JACKSON, Wyo. — New research indicates that the migratory instincts of Jackson Hole's elk herds have been diminished by decades of supplemental feeding.

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Elk encounter nurtures ties to wildlife, mountains

Elk encounter nurtures ties to wildlife, mountains

The broad-antlered bull elk walked to within 12 yards as we crouched on the forest floor behind the trunk of a 7-inch wide aspen tree.

October 02, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Poached bull

Poached bull

This illegally killed bull elk was recovered in the Missouri River Breaks as part of a Blaine County criminal case that resulted in a Hays man paying $2,170 in fines and restitution. 

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Hays man convicted in elk poaching case

Hays man convicted in elk poaching case

A Hays man has been convicted on two misdemeanor criminal counts in connection with the illegal killing of two elk in southeastern Blaine County last year.

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Elk numbers strongest where access is worst

Elk numbers strongest where access is worst

With elk populations strong across most of Montana these are good times for elk hunters.

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Elk numbers

Elk numbers

Elk numbers are generally strongest in Montana where the access is the worst.

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Game and Fish seeks information on elk poaching

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on the illegal killing of an elk in Albany County.

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Make a plan

Make a plan

Before hunters shoot a huge bull far from the nearest road, they should have a plan to ensure the meat doesn’t spoil.

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Out-thinking a bull

Out-thinking a bull

To be successful in elk hunting, especially with a bow, requires a multitude of skills not the least of which is trying to think several steps ahead of the elk.

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Bugle boy

Bugle boy

A bull elk bugles, an eerie mating call that can start high and end low in a series of grunts.

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Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Bull elk rutting activity has begun in Yellowstone National Park, so officials are warning tourists to be extra cautious around the large animals.

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Free guide offers advice on elk decoy setup

Free guide offers advice on elk decoy setup

Just in time for archery season, Montana Decoys has launched a new Elk Decoy Setup Guide that can be downloaded from the company's website.

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Young stud

Young stud

A young bull stands guard over a group of cows and calves at the Slippery Ann Elk Viewing area in 2011. The area is part of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Montana.

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