The Billings Gazette - Recreation
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Reward for info on moose poaching near Bozeman bumped by $6,000

The reward offered for information leading to the conviction of those involved in the poaching of a bull moose south of Bozeman has increased. In addition to the up to $1,000 reward offered by TIP-MONT, up to $6,000 has been offered by private donors. Read more

4 more deer test positive for CWD, including first 2 in Sheridan County

Test results from the final chronic wasting disease surveillance samples sent after the close of Montana’s general hunting season showed four more deer along the Hi-Line suffered from chronic wasting disease, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Read more

Yellowstone wolf's killing raises questions

The November killing of a Yellowstone wolf outside the park has generated “hundreds” of emails and phone calls to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials suggesting that the hunt was not lawful. Read more

Meateater's move to Bozeman hailed by governor

The popular television outdoor program MeatEater, starring author Steven Rinella, has moved its production company to Bozeman and will feature the state in upcoming episodes. Read more

Comments sought on elk shoulder seasons, mule deer hunting

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public review and comment on the following proposals: 2019 elk shoulder seasons, 2019-2020 Biennial Wildlife Management Area Public Use Rules and 2019 mule deer season changes in some districts in Region 5. Read more