How wolves do it!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bigngreen, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    My bosses Bro had this deer run out of the barrow pit this morning on the way to work, fortunately for the deer he help end what a wolf had started. This is all to common, the deer can only find sanctuary from the wolves near highways and in town. This is from Northern MT.
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  2. BowElkStalker

    BowElkStalker Well-Known Member

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    Yup, a guy here just outside of Helena last winter saw a wolf crossing the road a he did what any good Montana boy would do. He sped up and ran over it with his truck. Backed up to look at it and it was gone except for the tail. Went to FWP to report the "sighting" and the nice lady at the desk told him sorry sir you must have seen a coyote because there are no known wolfs in that area. That when he thru the tail on the counter. Then she starts in on how beautiful the wolfs are, than he gives her his opinion on the subject.
     

  3. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    You have to be careful with a wolf they will messsss up your grille, not like hitting a coyote :D
     
  4. nfhjr62

    nfhjr62 Well-Known Member

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    That's why i have a grill guard on my Avalanche for just such an opportunity
     
  5. Plott hound

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    I guess thats the price you pay for doing your part. Grills are cheap. Or get a good cow/dog catcher up there and hammer down.:D
     
  6. BowElkStalker

    BowElkStalker Well-Known Member

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    20 head of elk were slaughtered between Helen and Lincoln. Ran them into a small lake and picked them off when they tried to get out.
     
  7. NONYA

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    Where did this happen?
     
  8. JeffP40

    JeffP40 Well-Known Member

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    B E S, Give us real facts, Haven't heard of this. Where, when, etc.? This sounds like a bs story you hear at a bar. Please clarify.
     
  9. FAL Shot

    FAL Shot Well-Known Member

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    There were wolves-a-plenty in northern Minnesota when I lived there in the early 70's. Now I hear the wolf population has increased as much as 10X since I lived there. Heard they were sometimes after livestock. Doesn't surprise me; Minnesota has its tree huggers too. If you want a big wild pet, get a black bear, not a wolf.

    I ran into a wolf on a deer trail near Roundup, MT, spring of 2010. The wolf was as surprised to see me as I was to see him. They aren't supposed to be around, but they are definitely here. Two wolves were spotted on my brother-in-law's ranch southwest of Ryegate, MT, recently. Local real estate agent spotted three wolves between Roundup and the Snowy Mountains a couple of years back.

    Local hunter said there were 1/4 the number of whitetail deer compared to years past. Reckon the wolves are part of the reason. Most whitetails I've seen recently were in a city park in Billings. There are lots of whitetails along Flatwillow Creek in the Little Snowy Mountains (both south and north forks), and if I was a wolf, I would be somewhere around there.

    Don't think the wolves have much chance with the mule deer that live out on the prairies. If I was a local wolf in the winter, I'd be after the whitetails in the Snowies, or the mule deer in the Bulls.
     
  10. dook

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    The introduced wolves breed much faster than native wolves. What is really strange is that when you talk to Canadians about our rapid elk decline and wolf population explosion, they are puzzled about it because theirs are not that big of a problem.
    It kinda makes me wonder where in the world USFWS got these wolves from hell that multiply so fast and kill so much game. Are they genetically modified or something?