October 10, 2014 Meet Buck, the Coyote-Hunting Donkey by Ben Romans ... Not really news. Using donkeys, lamas, or mules to guard sheep has been around for a long time. One place I hunt pheasants has a mule shepherd and I have to give him a wide berth with my three dogs.
Photo by: Donald M. Jones If you’ve killed a mature bull elk, you’re among a fortunate few. In Montana, bulls at least seven years old make up one percent of the herd. Access to them is limited by a draw, and in top units the odds of pulling a tag are less than one percent. The good news: You needn’t draw into a trophy unit or kill a record-book bull to succeed as an elk hunter. But you must do a few things right.