FWP Asking For The Public’s Help With Information Regarding A Moose Killed North of Butte
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks received numerous reports of a moose that was shot and left to waste off Lowland Road (near Maney Lake in the Elk Park area) north of Butte Wednesday.
FWP game wardens investigated and found a cow moose that had been shot in its chest and left to waste. The moose’s calf was nearby and unharmed. This moose was later identified by an ear tag as a cow that had been moved from a location in Butte in 2010.
FWP is now looking to the public for help. Anyone with information related to the incident should call (800) TIP-MONT. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.
There are no cow moose hunting permits in this area.