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FWP launches investigation into moose poaching incident in Great Falls

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Bull moose eating Coyote Willow on Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is asking for the public’s help in the investigation of a moose poaching incident in the Little Belt Mountains near Great Falls last week.

FWP game wardens believe the adult cow was shot and abandoned along the Hughesville Road east of Monarch sometime between Thursday, November 18th, and Friday afternoon, November 19th.

Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call the FWP hotline at 1-800-TIP-MONT.

Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Kay Erickson has been working in broadcasting in Billings for more than 20 years. She spent well over a decade as news assignment editor at KTVQ-TV before joining the staff at YPR. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, with a degree in broadcast journalism. Shortly after graduation she worked in Great Falls where she was one of the first female sports anchor and reporter in Montana.