HELENA — Three hunters were cited and many more received verbal warnings after reports that dozens of hunters were firing into a herd of about 500 elk near Canyon Ferry Reservoir on the second day of the general big-game hunting season.
BUTTE — Montana wildlife officials say a hunter who was attacked by a grizzly bear over the weekend is hospitalized in serious condition but didn't suffer life-threatening injuries.
BUTTE — A bear attacked a hunter in the Centennial Valley in extreme southwestern Montana Sunday, Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen said.
Billings Outdoors editor Brett French bags a turkey on the first day of the Montana turkey season.
On the calendar, Congress and President Barack Obama still have three weeks till Christmas to reach agreement on 2013 tax and spending measures.
KALISPELL — A Montana hunter says he's lucky to be alive after an attempt to sneak up on elk went awry when he tripped and fell, shooting himself in the abdomen and leg.
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The second grizzly bear in two years has been spotted near Lander, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
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KALISPELL -- A man who accidentally shot and killed a grizzly bear while hunting black bear south of Libby reported the shooting to state wildlife officials and paid a $735 fine.
ENNIS -- A sow bear with two cubs bit two hunters on Saturday afternoon in the North Fork of Bear Creek in the Madison Mountains southeast of Ennis.
HELENA - A 37-year-old Great Falls hunter with a broken leg has been rescued near Rogers Pass in western Montana.
GREAT FALLS - Wildlife authorities say an elk hunter from Kalispell shot and killed a charging grizzly bear in the Badger-Two Medicine area on the Rocky Mountain Front.
The emergency closure for the Beattie Gulch area north of Gardiner was lifted on Tuesday.
A hunter’s Wednesday afternoon elk kill quickly attracted grizzly bears foraging nearby northwest of Gardiner, prompting the hunter to retreat and the Forest Service to close the area.
Upland game bird hunters, landowners and the public are invited to a "Hunter's Night Out" at the Eagles in Miles City on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.
LANDER, Wyo. — When walking through a forest decimated by mountain pine beetles, Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologist Tony Mong noticed how hard it was to maneuver around the dead, fallen trees. When his horse sometimes struggled over logs, he thought about trying to haul an …
On Saturday the temperature climbed to 93 degrees in Sheridan. Sunday was a little cooler at 87, but the average high for the date is 63 degrees. The overnight lows have been dipping into the mid to upper 40s, but again the average lows are in the mid 30s. Things are certainly warmer than normal.
HELENA -- Wildlife officials say a bow hunter from Michigan was attacked by a grizzly bear in southwestern Montana, but suffered only minor injuries.
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