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CWD In Montana

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (MTFWP) advised hunters a deer killed in southeastern Montana is suspected to be positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). According to the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance, CWD is “a contagi...


Double Down: Bear Attacks!

Two people are lucky to be alive after being mauled by grizzly bears. The separate instances occurred less than a week apart in south central Montana. Both had a similar set of circumstances, where the victims startled bears wh...



Sell Your Soul For A Buck???

A new bill proposed may make it illegal to sell the coordinates of an animal that you locate during the hunting season. A bill recently passed out of the Wyoming House Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committ...


Idaho Mule Deer: Winter Survival Rates

The past winter was hard on the deer herds. Snowfall in most areas was well above the average, and the storms made more difficult browsing for the deer. In response, each spring, Idaho Fish and Game captures and collars does an...



Major Change In Montana Bonus Points

This will be welcome news if you missed the May 1 trophy species application deadline. In years past, you would be out of luck and a year behind. However, with this change, hunters can purchase bonus points for any species that...


Idaho’s Top Antelope Units!

Want in depth analysis of every antelope hunt in Idaho? SUBSCRIBE HERE for the MRS! Idaho pronghorn populations have held steady in recent years. This past winter resulted in a few localized die-offs, but most of the herd remai...



Idaho’s Top Elk Units!

Want more MRS content? SUBSCRIBE HERE! The Idaho elk population is in a good position entering the 2017 season. The winter was a hard one, but elk are hardy. The elk winter kill was not substantial. None of the limited entry hu...


Idaho’s Top Deer Units!

The Idaho Deer application deadline is June 5th. If you have put off your research, I’ve put together a little last minute cheat sheet to get you up to speed. The past winter was hard on the deer herds. Snowfall in most areas...