Comments sought on proposed elk hunting rules December 25, 2019 Montana

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Comments sought on proposed elk hunting rules December 25, 2019 Montana, Missoulian
... Statewide, Montana’s elk population is roughly 134,000, about 20,000 over objectives, which is why the Fish and Wildlife Commission agreed in 2015 to extend the regular hunting seasons in some districts... The comment deadline is Jan. 22..,

... Bradley counted 146 elk in the North Hills-Evaro herd. That’s about half what was counted last year. The herd has a population objective of 300, and FWP Region 2 has spent years trying to get down to that goal through liberal hunting opportunities...

Biologist says upcoming elk season hard to predict in Bitterroot October 23, 2019 Mondtana, Ravalli Republic
... elk numbers were down from last year’s count, they were still above the objectives set in the state elk management plan. Mowry counted a total of 7,851 elk in the five districts that surround the Bitterroot Valley...
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