Elk population increase prompts Montana FWP to reconsider shoulder hunt in area near Elliston January 11, 2018

Montana Deer Population,Management News and Information Archive

...  in 2010, elk populations have increased from 1,716 to 2,850, so they’ve more than realized anybody’s vision for growing elk,” regional wildlife manager Mike Thompson said. “It’s so far above objective that we have to reduce this population or mathematically it’s going to get away from us.” ...


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