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Two cow elk poached northeast of Winnett

State game wardens are seeking information regarding the poaching of two cow elk northeast of Winnett in Petroleum County.

The poaching took place between 7-10 a.m., Oct. 27. The cow elk were shot and left on Blood Creek Road near Dovetail Creek in hunting district 410.


Information sought regarding two dead moose near Marias Pass

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information in the death of two moose east of Marias Pass that led to the shooting death recently of a grizzly bear.

A female grizzly was shot and killed Monday after she charged two elk hunters when they apparently surprised her and her cubs feeding on a cow moose carcass. The incident took place near forest trail 133 in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, about two miles east of Marias Pass and south of U.S. Highway 2.


Comments sought on proposal to remove bluegill, perch from Carter Ponds

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment that proposes to remove illegally stocked bluegill and yellow perch from Carter Ponds near Lewistown.

Carter Ponds consist of an upper pond, stocked annually with 3,000 four-inch rainbow trout, and a lower pond stocked with 1,000 four-inch and 1,000 eight-inch rainbow trout annually. Bluegill and yellow perch were illegally introduced sometime after 2007.


Jr. Rifle Scores



                  COLTON PEKOE---------------- ----------------------43        

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Game procedure for playoff game posted - game 1 for 6 man football - Hobson/Moore/Judith Gap vs. Terry

MHSA Post Season Football Championship Series

Pre-Game Procedure – 80 Yard Field

 (May be adjusted accordingly for earlier or later starting game times) – 80 Yard Field

Hobson/Moore/Judith Gap vs. Terry

DATE:            Nov. 1, 2014                        TIME:            1:00 pm

PLACE:              Moore Football Field, Moore, Montana           


Opening of Big Game Season Below Average on Rocky Mountain Front

Hunters hit the Rocky Mountain Front for the opening weekend of Montana’s general big game season and took home fewer elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer this year compared to the past four years.

The numbers were collected at Fish, Wildlife and Parks check station in Augusta.