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Wolf Trapping

Avid elk hunters form wolf-trapping co-op

The hunters behind the little-known Foundation For Wildlife Management know three things about trapping wolves.

January 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wolf trapping class set for Billings

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has scheduled a wolf trapping certification class for Aug. 18 in Billings.

July 22, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Wolf trapping classes set for Region 3

Dates have been set for wolf trapping certification classes in Bozeman and Butte.

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Wolves to be trapped in Absaroka Mountains

As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of gray wolves in northwest Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct trapping operations in the Absaroka Mountains west of Cody. Trapping will begin Sunday and may continue through July 15.

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FWP expects to revisit wolf trapping closures near Yellowstone Park

FWP expects to revisit wolf trapping closures near Yellowstone Park

HELENA — A plan to close two areas to wolf trapping just north of Yellowstone National Park will be the topic of a special Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission conference call, with commission members trying to "short circuit" a legal challenge to the closure.

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Mountain lions, other animals caught in wolf traps as season opens

Mountain lions, other animals caught in wolf traps as season opens

HAMILTON — Montana’s mountain lions need to be careful where they step for the next two months.

December 26, 2012 5:28 am Photos

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Wolf trapping season begins; protesters decry new program

Wolf trapping season begins; protesters decry new program

MISSOULA — Montana’s 2012 wolf hunt shifted to a new gear on Saturday as trapping became a legal way to take the predators.

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Wolf shooting, trapping near Yellowstone Park face new scrutiny

Wolf shooting, trapping near Yellowstone Park face new scrutiny

The shooting of collared gray wolves from Yellowstone National Park is prompting Montana wildlife commissioners to consider new restrictions against killing the predators in areas near the park.

December 09, 2012 6:19 amLoading…

Comments sought on wolf trapping proposal

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission is seeking public comment through Nov. 5 on a proposed wolf trapping regulation aimed primarily at preventing the unintended capture of nontargeted small carnivores including Canada lynx, marten and fisher.

October 15, 2012 12:56 pmLoading…

FWP adds more wolf trapping classes to meet high demand

Interest in Montana's first wolf-trapping season this winter has been so great that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Friday that additional classes were being scheduled in Anaconda, Bozeman, Kalispell and Missoula.

September 28, 2012 3:07 pmLoading…
Wolf trapping class

Wolf trapping class

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wolf specialist Mike Ross teaches aspiring wolf trappers the techniques to properly and legally trap wolves. The class is part of the certification process to acquire a wolf trapping license.

September 15, 2012 9:27 pmLoading…
Wolf-trapping classes in Billings offered for the state's first season

Wolf-trapping classes in Billings offered for the state's first season

Marshall Tate said that a few years ago he’d be deep in the backcountry elk hunting on a day like Saturday.

September 15, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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First wolf trapping class scheduled

Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold its first wolf trapper certification class on Saturday at the Montana Wild Center in Helena (2668 Broadwater Avenue) beginning at 9 a.m.

September 03, 2012 9:15 amLoading…
More than 1,200 express interest in FWP wolf trapping classes

More than 1,200 express interest in FWP wolf trapping classes

The number of prospective wolf trappers interested in taking a state-mandated course to participate in Montana’s first wolf hunting season continues to grow.

August 11, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

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