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Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 9, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014

Pictured in 1945 are local hunters W.C. Wood, left, and M.G. Waldron,  who found a way to carry back their game from a 15-day elk hunting trip to Montana's Cabinet National Forest. 
 (photo archive / The Spokesman-Review)

Montana seeks confidentiality for hunters, trappers 

HUNTING -- Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep confidential the names of hunters and trappers who kill any wildlife in the state. Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Ron Aasheim said Tuesday the proposal is in response to complaints that information obtained under Montana’s right-to-know…

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Five hikers link hands to encircle an ancient cedar in a grove that survived the 1910 fires -- and many more through several centuries -- in the West Fork of Fish Creek. The drainage is in the heart of the proposed Great Burn Wilderness.  (Bob Clark)

Montana may expand protection for Fish Creek

FISHING -- Although it flows into the Clark Fork River below Interstate 90, Fish Creek is a sleeper resource unknown to most anglers. Luckly, Montana conservationists and fisheries managers have taken note. Here's the latest effort to preserve the habitat and potential for a fishery…

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