Bull Elk Shot and Left to Waste Near Warrick

WARRICK, Mont. (NMB) – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 game wardens are seeking information regarding a bull elk that was shot and left to waste near Warrick, about 50 miles south of Chinook.

On January 1st, game warden Hayden Hussey received a call concerning a dead elk on Biebinger Ranch four miles west of the Lloyd Road and Warrick Road intersection. Upon further investigation, Hussey found a trophy five-point bull elk that had been shot and killed with a high-powered rifle. The elk was left to waste in the field.

Anyone with information about this is encouraged to call Warden Hussey directly at 406-942-2191 or call FWP’s 24-hour wildlife tip line at 1-800-TIP-MONT (1-800-847-6668). The 1-800-TIP-MONT program is a toll-free number where one can report violations of fish, wildlife, or park regulations. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for providing information that leads to a conviction.

Courtesy of FWP

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