Elk tag applications due this week | Indiana County Sports

Hunters interested in applying for the annual elk drawing have until the end of the week to do so. While the odds are steep, the hunt offers a high-percentage chance at a world-class bull. Each year one applies, a bonus preference point accumulates, giving the applicant an additional entry the following year. If one has … 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

Sawmill Traditional Archery Rendezvous sees strong turnout during weekend event |

MORRIS – On Friday, June 24 Ski Sawmill hosted their annual Sawmill Traditional Archery Rendezvous (STAR) here where they provided those in attendance with a variety of different vendors and archery courses to test their skills during the weekend. Dealers and bow enthusiasts alike were in attendance for the event to enjoy the courses set … Read more

GF&P adjusts spring turkey season dates | Local News

SPEARFISH — Changing the dates for the spring wild turkey hunting season could help increase declining populations in the Black Hills, officials from the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department said recently. Last week Chad Switzer, wildlife program administrator presented the proposal that cut a week off of both the firearm and archery 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