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Female mountain lion’s death ends Neb. Panhandle season

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hunter’s killing of a female mountain lion has automatically ended the second season in the Panhandle area where it was taken.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said the 102-pound animal was killed Wednesday in Sher…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Advocates upset by legal killing of SD lion kittens

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A national mountain lion protection organization is outraged that South Dakota hunters shot three young lions last week and had their kills deemed legal by the state.

The killing of the 3-month-old, 4-month-old and 5-month-ol…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

House approves hunting lions with dogs

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Mountain lion hunters would be allowed to use dogs year-round outside the Black Hills under a measure that won approval Wednesday in the state House of Representatives.The vote was 48-22 for HB 1068 sponsored by Rep. Betty Olson, R-Prairie …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD committee backs dog use in mountain lion hunts

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota House committee has endorsed a measure that would allow hunters to use dogs to hunt mountain lions outside the Black Hills.

Current law leaves it up to the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission to decide whether ho…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mountain lion survey extends 3 more years

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

For the past two-plus years, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and South Dakota State University have partnered to conduct a mountain lion survey in western North Dakota.
The collaring of mountain lions might be over, but the survey is far f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2014 SD mountain lion season off to a slow start

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The 2014 mountain lion hunting season in South Dakota is off to a slow start, likely because of fewer lions and hunters.

As of Thursday, only four lions had been killed since the day after Christmas. In the 2013 season, four …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

2014 SD mountain lion season off to a slow start

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The 2014 mountain lion hunting season in South Dakota is off to a slow start, likely because of fewer lions and hunters.

As of Thursday, only four lions had been killed since the day after Christmas. In the 2013 season, four …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

First mountain lion kill an 87-pound female

December 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The first kill of the South Dakota mountain lion hunting season was an 87-pound female lion in Lawrence County.

KOTA television reports that the first kill was made on Friday, a day after the season opened.

The season runs…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

First mountain lion kill an 87-pound female

December 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The first kill of the South Dakota mountain lion hunting season was an 87-pound female lion in Lawrence County.

KOTA television reports that the first kill was made on Friday, a day after the season opened.

The season runs…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Snow helps Black Hills mountain lion hunters, GF&P

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A snow cover in the Black Hills should help mountain lion hunters and the biologists who manage the big cat population.

The season opened Thursday and runs through March, unless a harvest limit of 75 mountain lions or 50 fema…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com