Fish Wildlife and Parks

Deer and Elk Numbers Down in Final Montana General Hunting Week
The more restrictive hunting regulations and mild weather caused the harvest in the general hunting season in Montana to be lower than average. General rifle hunting season ended Sunday.
The Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks reported that the Darby check station in the Bitterroot had 24 p…
Who’s afraid of the big, bad….
A huge drop in elk population in the Bitterroot Valley's West Fork has caused concern from wolf managers. The 2010 survey showed 764 elk there. The Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) would like to have between 1,600 to 2,400 elk in the zone-wide area...