Ravalli County Fish And Wildlife Association
Over the last few months, some Montana legislators have been ginning up attention to the idea that national forests and other public lands should be taken away from the federal government and transferred to state or local governments. Proponents of these schemes offer legal-sounding rhetoric…
HAMILTON – With a hammer in his hand and mud up around his ankles, John Farley couldn’t have been a much happier man.
Armed with better-designed electronic ear tags and a plan to take a hard look at vegetative habitat, researchers are entering the second year of a three-year study on elk in the Bitterroot Valley.
HAMILTON — Responding to initial findings of an elk predator study in the West Fork of the Bitterroot Valley, state game managers have recommended increasing the harvest of mountain lions there this winter to take pressure off elk calves born in the spring.
HAMILTON -- Sportsmen's organizations continue to sweeten the pot to encourage hunters to try to bag a wolf before Montana's season ends in February.
HAMILTON -- A Ravalli County sportsmen's group is asking the state of Montana to do whatever it takes to meet the wolf quota in the West Fork of the Bitterroot, including trapping if necessary.
HAMILTON - Hunters serious about shooting a wolf this year will have another incentive to try their luck in the southern reaches of the Bitterroot Valley following Sunday's end of the state's general big-game season.
A contentious bill that would have revised archery hunting in the Missouri River Breaks and other draw-only districts was voted down in the Senate Fish and Game Committee Thursday night, but not before testimony got a little testy.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County commissioners have voted to ask state and federal agencies to reinstate regional wolf management to protect the region's ungulate population.