Moose Hunting News

Montana's Mystical Moose

Montana's moose will take the stage at the next "Living with Wildlife" presentation Jan. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Montana Wild Outdoor Education Center west of Helena, 2668 Broadwater Ave., near Spring Meadow Lake State Park.

Lynne Dixon, an interpretive ranger at Glacier National Park, will help participants of all ages to learn more about this visually interesting, wetland loving species, its presence in Montana and its ability to survive in challenging conditions.

Chronic Wasting Disease in New Area in Utah

Disease doesn't affect people, but it's fatal to deer.

A deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been found in a new area in Utah. That's not a surprise, though—the new area is next to an area where the disease has been for years.

Maine DIFW Reminds Hunters Of Transport Law

Are you hunting out of state? Maine hunters should know the regulations surrounding bringing harvested deer, elk, moose or caribou back into the state of Maine.

Currently it is illegal to bring the whole carcass of a deer, moose, elk or caribou into Maine (except if it comes from New Hampshire, Quebec, Newfoundland, Labrador or New Brunswick).

Already this fall Maine has had hunters bring in whole carcasses from Virginia and New York, both states that have identified Chronic Wasting Disease in their borders. These deer were confiscated and destroyed.

It's Not Too Soon to Enter Idaho's Super Hunt

Last minute gift idea: get your favorite hunter a chance to win the hunt of a lifetime.

The first drawing is still several months away, but it's not too early to enter Idaho Fish and Game's Super Hunt.

The Super Hunt is a fund-raising drawing for 40 big game tags. The tags are handed out to winners in two drawings. Entries are drawn for elk, deer, and pronghorn and moose tags. Winners can participate in any open hunt in the state for deer, elk, pronghorn or moose. That includes general hunts and controlled hunts.

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Approves Major Land Acquisition, Amends Game-import Rules

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved acquisition of 7,711 acres of wildlife habitat in Kittitas County and amended rules on importation of harvested game at a meeting here today.

Idaho F&G Seeks Info on Two Poached Moose Near Cataldo

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking information on the illegal taking of two bull moose on or about October 29, 2011.

The fresh carcasses of the animals were discovered in French Gulch near Frost Peak in the Cataldo area.

Update On Montana's Hunting Seasons

Montana’s general big game hunting seasons are open through Sunday, Nov. 27. All hunting for black bear, moose, mountain goat, bighorn sheep and fall mountain lion also ends Nov. 27, while the general antelope hunting season will end Nov. 13.

Information Sought in Moose Poaching Incident in Marquette County, Michigan

Conservation officers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are seeking information about a moose poaching incident that occurred sometime between the evening of Oct. 26 and the morning of Oct. 27 in southern Humboldt Township in Marquette County.

Moose Present Challenge to Motorists in Colorado

Colorado's growing moose population is not only providing the public with enhanced wildlife viewing and hunting opportunities, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say it is also creating new challenges for motorists. Because moose are increasing in number, motorists need to be aware that the chances of encountering moose along Colorado's mountain roadways are also rising.

Vermont Moose Hunters Had a Successful Season

Vermont moose hunters had a successful hunting season according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. A new archery moose hunt was held October 1-7, and the regular moose hunting season was October 15-20.