Photo: Buck shaping up to be a trophy

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Whether you're a hunter or a wildlife watcher, there's no doubt that this buck is shaping up to be a heart-stopper. The elegant brute was photographed in ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

Whitetail buck advertises half-off sale

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The whitetail deer antler shed season has begun, according to Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson. Deer, moose and elk will be dropping their antlers one at a time through ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013

Deer takes icy plunge to flee mountain lion

WILDLIFE WATCHING --  Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson and his wife, Lisa, were in the right place at the right time to see a killer wildlife drama play out on  below-zero temperatures ...

MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

FRIDAY, NOV. 22, 2013

Whitetail buck primed for procreation

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- This week marked the peak of the whitetail breeding season, and this buck was clearly in the mood, said Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson. "Girls on the mind," ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013

Late whitetail buck season closes today

HUNTING -- The late whitetail buck season for modern rifle hunters in select northeastern Washington units closes today at 4:45 p.m. The the snow that blanketed hunting areas last weekend for ...

THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013

Diseases suspected in Montana deer deaths

HUNTING -- Drought may be delivering another blow to deer herds in a portion of Montana, where disease and tough winters already have lowered deer numbers in recent years. Dead ...


Saving Columbian whitetails rife with pitfalls

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Wildlife agents plan to use a helicopter to drive deer into nets TODAY (March 19) at a refuge along the Columbia River at Cathlamet, Wash. They hope to capture ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013

Lincoln County deer masacre prompts $5,000 reward

POACHING -- Up to $5,000 in rewards is being offered for a tip that leads to the conviction of the culprits in the latest spree poaching case in Eastern Washington. Five white-tailed deer, including two ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2013

Tips sought on deer poaching in Dalton Gardens

POACHING -- The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking information on the illegal shooting of three deer within the boundaries of Dalton Gardens, a small community in Kootenai ...

MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012

TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012

Deer killed near Painted Hills; officers seek tips

POACHING -- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife enforcement officers are seeking information about a Spokane-area spree killing involving at least three deer. The poaching incident occurred last week near the ...

MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012

Whitetail rutting activity picking up

HUNTING -- While elk hunting in the Blue Mountains last week, I saw whitetails at elevation 5400 feet -- and I also saw several scrapes. But Montana outdoor photographer Jaime ...

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