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e-Bike Legality

The year 2020 was a turning point for the regulation of e-bikes and in particular how they are classified and where they are allowed to be used. The purpose of this directive is to expand the recreational opportunities and amend current regulations of the e-bike because of its growing popularity. …

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Long Range Archery Ethics

Perhaps one of the hottest topics going is archery distance ethics. This is definitely a touchy subject for most and yet almost impossible to define. The first thing I think about is, “why am I a bowhunter?” First off, I love the challenge of getting close to big game animals. …

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Tie In A Peep Sight – Archery How To

Learn how to securely tie in your peep sight on any compound bow. Dan Pickar shares his step by step method to secure a peep sight and keep it from moving. Whether you are bow hunting or target shooting, keeping your peep sight in its proper place is important for …

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Grizzly Bear Capture to Begin

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) has begun its grizzly bear population study in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The IGBST consists of The USGS, the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish, Montana FWP, Idaho Fish and Game and Wind River …

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Grizzly Bears Migrating East!

Last week a 450 pound male grizzly bear was euthanized by the USDA after it was confirmed that it killed a beef cow in the Big Snowy Mountains south of Lewistown. That’s right, Lewistown! This is way outside the current home range of Grizzly bears in Montana. The Snowy Mountains …

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New 2021 Mathews V3

This bow review features the Mathews V3 compound bow. The Mathews V3 is available in a 27 and 31 model. Dan Pickar puts the bow through a speed test and sits down to talk design with Mathews engineer Mark Hayes. The bow is quiet, compact and packs some power! It …

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Montana HB 637 Update

HB 637 was developed to generally revise laws pertaining to Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. This bill started as a clean up bill for multiple laws and definitions in FWPs rulebook, from how wolves are classified to a hunter mentorship for 10 year olds who haven’t taken hunter safety to …

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