March 22, 2017

By Funding Trophy Wolf Hunts, We’re Destroying Real Game Hunts

*Editor’s Note* – This post first appeared on this website on October 8, 2014. It was requested of me to republish it as a means of updating the importance of the article as a prediction of the future. It seems just a short while ago that wolf (re)introduction happened – 1995 and 1996. A lot […]

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Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame to Induct RMEF’s Munson

Press Release from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame recently named Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation co-founder Bob Munson among its 2016 inductees. “I am humbled and grateful for this honor,” said Munson. “I am especially proud that RMEF was born in Montana and still calls this great state home. I […]

Requirement of Background Checks for Private Gun Sales a “Challenge to Constitution”

The city of Missoula, Montana recently passed an ordinance that requires background checks on all private gun sales within the city limits. (Note: I’ve been unable to find the actual text of the ordinance, but here’s some information about it.) Through legal channels, it has been requested that the Montana Attorney General investigate and come […]

Bullock Lied to Montana Voters and the Media

Press Release from Gary Marbut: Bullock’s Statement about Second Amendment Support is Flat Wrong MISSOULA – In the Billings debate between challenger Greg Gianforte and Governor Steve Bullock, the candidates were asked a question about their support for the right to keep and bear arms.  In his response, Governor Bullock claimed, “I’ve worked with the […]

Ban on Trapping and Why Wording For a Right to Hunt Amendment is Important

The following email came from Gary Marbut of the Montana Shooting Sports Association: Dear MSSA Friends, The media tells us that anti activists have gathered enough signatures to put I-177 on the November ballot, to ban trapping on public lands. Isn’t this proposed law unconstitutional under the right to hunt, fish and trap that MSSA […]

Lupus Mathematica

Observe! What you see is nothing but a plain, ordinary, black, top hat. Look inside! Nothing in it. I’m going to wave my magical wand and a wolf puppy will pop out of my hat. Or some such nonsense. Here’s an example of voodoo Lupus Mathematica when it comes to an all out effort to […]

National Access Funding Cements Montana Elk Habitat, Public Access Project

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, U.S. Forest Service and other partners permanently protected 800 acres of prime elk habitat while also improving access to approximately 5,500 acres of surrounding public land in southwest Montana. “The Land and Water Conservation Fund has been instrumental in our ability […]

Wolves kill cattle in Absarokee area; Wildlife Services looks to eradicate pack

Two yearling heifers were killed by wolves near Absarokee on March 25, prompting Wildlife Services to set leg-hold snares near the cattle carcasses.The same Rosebud pack killed a yearling on a neighboring ranch along Fiddler Creek at the base of the Beartooth Front two months ago, according to John Steuber, state director of Montana Wildlife Services. […]

I Thought Wolf Delisting Law Prohibited Judicial Review

In March of 2011, I told readers that the Baucus/Tester rider bill on a federal budget continuing resolution was a fraud, corrupt, designed to exhort money and destroy urban America, deceptive, dishonest, political regurgitation, crooked, destructive, inequitable, preferential, and unconstitutional. I think I got all the bases covered. In short, I did not like it very […]