Montana’s Bighorn Dilemma

By: Bradley Miller Montana’s bighorn sheep management program continues to hit roadblocks caused by disease, domestic sheep and a disappointed wildlife commission. Generally speaking, the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) has been successful in helping bighorn sheep populations expand and increase across the state. The overall bighorn population has grown from…


First Full Freezer: Elk Hunt in Montana

I wiped the sweat from my forehead with my sleeve.  Drops snaked into my eyes, burning like hell.  At 10:30 a.m. the temperature stood at 99°, headed for habanero hot.  Every 30 seconds I sent an arrow toward the target set up in the garage.  Twenty yards took me beyond the driveway and into the…


Interview: Governor Steve Bullock

“There’s two ways to become a wildlife biologist in Montana, one is to get a degree and the other is to run for public office.” Steve Bullock  Montana’s 24th Governor, Steve Bullock, was born in Missoula, Montana and raised in Helena. Like our first conservationist President, Teddy Roosevelt