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Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

BUTTE — A big hunt can turn into a big waste — if the harvested animal isn’t handled correctly.

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Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

MISSOULA — Sometimes, no news is good news at the start of hunting season.

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Deer, elk rifle season that opens Saturday is link to ancient humans

Deer, elk rifle season that opens Saturday is link to ancient humans

You are hardwired to hunt.

October 23, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Mountain sunset

Mountain sunset

Hunting is one way that Montanans and others reconnect with an ancient tradition while exploring the state's wildlands.

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Hunting

Hunting

Rifle hunters will be entering the mountains and prairies on Saturday as the annual deer and elk rifle season opens one-half hour before sunrise.

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Rifle season

Rifle season

Humans have come a long way from the spear, one of the first weapons made for hunting about 400,000 to 500,000 years ago.

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Man plays the national anthem with a gun

Man plays the national anthem with a gun

Welcome to Musical Targets! Your source for armory harmony. Please visit us at www.MusicalTargets.com, or like us on Facebook.To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email licensing@storyful.com

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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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Wyoming hunters reminded to stop at check stations

Wyoming hunters reminded to stop at check stations

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials are reminding hunters, trappers and anglers that they are required to stop at a check station if it is on their normal route, even if they did not kill an animal.

October 16, 2014 9:45 am
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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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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Three trophy mule deer poached near Dayton

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for information concerning the killing of three trophy buck mule deer, whose heads were cut off and bodies left to waste in Sheridan County.

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Backcountry conservation

Backcountry conservation

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is collaborating with other sporting groups and sporting goods manufacturers to support a new backcountry conservation designation for some Bureau of Land Management properties.

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The hunter

The hunter

Right now, hunters have little say in how BLM lands are managed, conservation groups say, but they are aiming to change that.

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Deer populations rebounding in southeastern Montana

Whitetail and mule deer populations are rebounding in southeastern Montana following several years of bad weather and disease-related losses, according to John Ensign, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 wildlife manager.

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Antelope slowly rebounding in southeastern Montana

Antelope slowly rebounding in southeastern Montana

Recent surveys across southeastern Montana's Region 7 indicate that antelope populations are recovering but remain well below long-term averages.

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BLM taking reservations for Sundance Lodge hunting

Beginning this fall the BLM will assume management of the shotgun reservation program at Sundance Lodge, a popular recreation area located on the Clarks Fork River south of Laurel.

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Region 5 bird forecast below average, other areas average

Region 5 bird forecast below average, other areas average

Here’s a rundown on the current status of Montana’s top upland game birds:

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Pronghorn, deer numbers down but elk doing well in NW Wyoming

Pronghorn, deer numbers down but elk doing well in NW Wyoming

Antelope and deer numbers are down in northwestern Wyoming while elk numbers are thriving, according to the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish.

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