Illegal activities spilled into neighboring states; one of the men also charged in Illinois.
Extension runs through Saturday, and Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is planning a moratorium, which could halt the hunt.
Attract fish, then employ your sonar to determine the mood of the fish… and the presentation to prompt strikes.
Irrupting owls attract the cameras and headlines, but this Western species has been appearing more frequently during Christmas bird counts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
With ice-fishing consumer sportshows in the rearview mirror, let’s tackle some excellent questions with answers that will improve your hard-water angling this winter.
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The mule deer buck was shot by a hunter near the Canadian border. The other four deer came from south of Billings.
Mature ram, estimated to be 10 years old, had a gross score of 195-1/8 and netted 193-5/8 on the Boone and Crockett scale. The record will become official if the score still surpasses the current record of 190-5/8 when the horns are measured again after a 60-day drying period.
Hunting is part of the states' grizzly management strategy. But details have yet to be worked out and state officials have consistently said any hunts would be limited to a small number of bears so as not to endanger the overall population.
License sales down, however, for the state's highly regarded hunt.
And mule deer buck harvest has increased for the fourth consecutive year, reaching record number in 2017.
A two-month mule deer hunt has been proposed in south-central Montana near where two bucks – which later tested positive for CWD – were killed earlier this fall.
Officials estimate recovery could take another two decades and nearly $180 million.
The goal is to improve elks' genetic diversity and grazing lands – with an eye toward boosting herds by at least another 10 percent.
A month later, Wyoming man still on the mend.
Allege that the government's export program doesn't protect against the accidental trapping of imperiled species such as Canada lynx.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will vote in January on whether to adopt a new wolf management plan that could eventually open the door for a wolf hunt for the first time since bounty hunting wiped out wolves in the state 70 years ago.
Unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall that blanketed much of the region last winter killed off many young deer, prompting wildlife officials throughout the Rocky Mountain states to take measures such as reducing the number of hunting permits to try to help devastated wildlife populations rebound.
Those fishermen who typically winterize their boats around Labor Day and put them away until the following spring may feel good about getting all in order before the first snowfall of the season, but they also miss out on some wonderful and enjoyable fall fishing opportunities.
Hunting would help the region's economy, allow states to better manage the animals and improve public safety, group's members say.
Top tactics for bull bluegills and crappies as the first hard water of the season envelopes the American ice belt.
Successful shooting for pheasants, ruffed and sharp-tailed grouse, and quail requires different ammunition to account variances in size, speed, and flush distance.
North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is adding Montana to the list of states from which the movement of deer carcasses into North Dakota is restricted. The goal is to keep the disease from spreading throughout North Dakota.