Becoming Better This story is featured in Montana Outdoors November-December 2018 issue In 2015 Jacob Jost was grinding out 50-hour work weeks as a mortgage broker in Las Vegas. Between meetings and emails, he dreamed of a completely different life, one without fluorescent lights and ringing cell phones.
‘Field Notes:’ North America’s Pleistocene Megafauna A cheetah crouches in the tall grass. Pronghorn graze warily in the cool summer breeze. After minutes of quiet patience the cheetah erupts into a burst of muscle and speed. A small herd of pronghorn sprint into action, their nimble legs churning ground. A race for life ensues as… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Hunter Success Increasing in Northwest Montana “We are starting to get reports of bucks showing rutting behavior, and we a few large bucks came through the check stations” said Neil Anderson, FWP’s Region 1 wildlife manager. “The bucks are becoming more active and we had a few hunters reporting… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Investigation Identifies Grizzly Bear in Surprise Attack Near Columbia Falls At approximately 9:20 a.m., Nov. 11, an adult male was hunting with a partner on private timberland off Trumbull Canyon Road. The individual was walking off trail in forested timber when he reported turning around as a bear attacked… Read More »
Hunter describes bear encounter; doesn’t blame the bear For the Hungry Horse News The bear snarled and slobbered as it tore first into Anders Broste’s right arm, breaking the radius and dislocating the arm, before focusing on Broste’s left ankle. He was face to face with the bear, having fallen on his back while trying… Read More »
Montana Grizzly Bears Roaming Far Afield – Flathead Beacon Recent reports of Montana grizzly bears in Idaho and Washington show that bruins from the Big Sky are literally pushing boundaries. According to Wayne Kasworm, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly manager in Libby, a 2-year-old, 476-pound male grizzly bear initially captured in the Selkirk Mountains… Read More »
The Healthy Goose This story is featured in Montana Outdoors November-December 2018 issue. I never considered that clean, functional toilets at state parks had much, if anything, to do with Montana’s economy. I learned otherwise earlier this fall while touring Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park with park manager Rhea Armstrong and maintenance supervisor Bill… Read More »