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Sports briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

Sign up for baseball RONAN — Sign ups for Mission Valley Senior Babe Ruth baseball league will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ronan High School commons area. Questions can be directed to Coach Alan Anderson at 406-885-3706. Run, obstacle course set to help fund sports complex C...

Elk, deer special application drawing deadline is March 15

WESTERN MONTANA — Hunters are reminded that the deadline for applying for bull and antlerless elk and mule deer buck permits is March 15. The deer and elk permit application packet is available at FWP license providers and online at FWP’s website fwp. mt.gov. The deer and elk permit application p...

Deer, elk season ends with solid numbers

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — At the six northwest Montana check stations through the end of the season on Sunday, Nov. 27, a total of 17,656 hunters checked 1,494 white-tailed deer (of which1,069 were bucks), 146 mule deer, and 72 elk for a 9.7 percent rate of hunters with ...

White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Whitetailed deer harvest remained steady and similar to last year this weekend in northwest Montana, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 13, a tot...

White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Whitetailed deer harvest remained steady and similar to last year this weekend in northwest Montana, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 13, a total ...

Determining deer age

Many indicators of deer quality and welfare are related to age. Scrutiny of a deer’s teeth, particularly tooth replacement and wear, is one way for landowners and sportsmen to estimate the age of a deer. The purpose of MSU Extension Montguide titled, “Determining the Age of a Deer” by Ja...

Final suspect sentenced in case of 15 poached deer, elk

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks FLATHEAD COUNTY — The final person involved in a major poaching case was sentenced in Flathead County Justice Court Nov. 1, ending the investigation and prosecution of nine young men who illegally shot 15 deer and an elk. Region One FWP Game Wardens an...

Opening weekend game harvest productive Opening weekend game harvest productive

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Harvest of big game during the first weekend of general deer and elk season was double the rate of last year’s opening weekend. At the six northwest Montana check stations, a total of 3,361 hunters checked 350 white-tailed deer o...

Bear incident reported

Ninepipes - A pheasant hunter was injured Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 11, when a grizzly bear and her cubs encountered the hunter in thick brush off Olsen Road south of Ninepipe Reservoir. Tribal Wildlife Bear Biologists, Tribal Conservation Officers and a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Conservation Officer...

Private lands harvest to help mitigate conflicts

Submission from CSKT Wildlife Management Program FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Tribal Wildlife Management Program responds to human/wildlife conflicts on the Flathead Indian Reservation. In an effort to mitigate the impacts of these conflicts, the Tribal Council has approved a call list of individual...


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