Montana's wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday for the 2014-15 hunting season.
One year doesn’t make a trend, but as Montana hunters and trappers have increased their wolf harvest, claims for livestock depredation reimbursement fell in 2013.
Montana's gray wolf season around the town of Gardiner ends 30 minutes after sunset Thursday after hunters filled a four-wolf quota in the area near Yellowstone National Park.
In a matter of seconds, Charley and Alina Waples’ emotions had rocketed from elated to scared — two heart-racing extremes.
Through Dec. 20, Montanans can weigh in on proposed rule changes that will give landowners more latitude in killing a wolf that threatens their livestock or their pet — and doing so without a hunting license.
Missoula County Sheriff's Office: Shooting of dog near Lolo Pass wasn't criminal, investigation closed
MISSOULA — Missoula County Sheriff’s Office has ended its investigation of a dog killed by a hunter who allegedly believed it was a wolf on Sunday, and passed the matter on to state and federal wildlife managers.
MISSOULA — Missoula County sheriff's officers will lead the investigation into who shot and killed a Missoula man’s dog while he was cross-country skiing in the Lee Creek area on Sunday.
The quota in another Wyoming wolf area has been met and will be closed for the remainder of the season.
Wolf hunting seasons in Wyoming began Tuesday and end Dec. 31, except for Hunt Area 12 south of Jackson, which opens Oct. 15.
The hunting of all wolves during the archery only season in Montana Wolf Management Unit 313, which include portions of Park County, will close on Friday one half-hour after sunset.
HELENA — Montana wildlife commissioners on Wednesday consider more liberal hunting and trapping rules for gray wolves as part of an effort to drive down their population.
Wildlife management is a constant balancing act. Nowhere is that balance more difficult and more closely scrutinized than in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has extended the comment period for the proposed 2013-14 wolf season until Wednesday at 5 p.m. because its website has been down due to technical difficulties since midday on Sunday.
MISSOULA — A proposal to liberalize the state’s wolf hunting season is generating both hurrahs and howls in the Bitterroot Valley.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — A proposed plan to cut the Wyoming wolf-hunting quota in half has generated little public comment during the first several statewide meetings.
A proposal to liberalize the state’s wolf hunting season is generating hurrahs and howls in the Bitterroot Valley.
CHEYENNE — A conservation group filed a petition on Wednesday asking the National Park Service to place an area between Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks off-limits to wolf hunting.
HELENA — Proposals to liberalize the 2013-2014 wolf hunting and trapping season in Montana drew a wide range of comments Thursday from supporters and opponents of the plan put forth by the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Hole Outfitters and Guides Association has endorsed Wyoming's proposal to cut the number of wolf hunting permits in half this fall.
HELENA — Montana’s wolf rifle hunting season could last six and a half months, and up to five wolves could be taken by a hunter or trapper under a proposal to come before the state Fish, Wildlife and Commission next week.