Youth put shooting skills to the test during contests Saturday | Local

Cashius Erdman, 10, reacts when the metal turkey he was aiming for stayed standing during a round of the 4-H shooting sports .22 rifle NRA silhouette competitions on July 23. NICOLE HELDT/Star-Herald Scotts Bluff County 4-H’ers faced off in the .22 rifle and archery contests Saturday, July 23, at shooting ranges off Rifle Sight Pass … Read more

Advisory group recommends Montana elk hunters choose weapon, season | 406 Politics

An advisory committee has recommended that state wildlife managers require elk hunters to choose between archery or rifle seasons in an effort to reduce crowding and pressure on public lands. The 12-member Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group was formed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Hank Worsech earlier this year following a contentious season … Read more

Advisory group recommends MT elk hunters choose weapon, season | 406 Politics

An advisory committee has recommended that state wildlife managers require elk hunters to choose between archery or rifle seasons in an effort to reduce crowding and pressure on public lands. The 12-member Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group was formed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Hank Worsech earlier this year following a contentious season … Read more

Butte County 4-H shooters reflect on experience at nationals | Local Sports

SPEARFISH — Six Butte County youth competed at the recent 4-H National Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Neb. Two of those shooters, Zechariah Kari and Payton Jackson, earned top-10 status in individual events. Kari earned third place in muzzleloader silhouette by scoring an 11. That effort helped him finish 10th overall for the three-day … Read more