A 19-year-old Bozeman man's three-minute video of hundreds of elk hopping a fence and crossing a road east of Bozeman, and the perseverance of one straggler to keep up with the group, is an online hit.
John R. McDonald was 24 when a friend, the late Bill Shutt, invited him to go on a duck hunt with him. He was immediately hooked and would immerse himself in the waterfowling culture for the next five decades.
Researchers now have better data on where whitetail bucks disappear to during the rut, whether does really are more vigilant than bucks, and how to treat acorn trees to maximize the food they provide for deer.
Lawmakers didn't have it take effect immediately. That means the effective date will be 90 days after the legislative session ends this fall, which rules out a wolf hunt until next year at the earliest.