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OUTDOORS: As ice recreation season begins, anglers, others encouraged to practice ice safety

GLASGOW - It's that time of year when ice anglers and other recreationists head out to Montana's "hard" waters for the winter season. Whether ice fishing, ice skating, hunting,... — Updated 12/10/2020


OUTDOORS: FWP to implement strategy for wildlife movement and migration

From the Department works with communities, landowners and conservation groups With the understanding that private lands, particularly working landscapes, are a vital component for... — Updated 12/3/2020


OUTDOORS: Commission to hold public hearing on proposed changes to rules for field trial regulations, game bird dog training and game bird farms

HELENA - The Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing via Zoom Dec. 15, at 10 a.m., to consider the proposed adoption, amendment and repeal of rules pertaining to... — Updated 12/3/2020


OUTDOORS: TIP-MONT works 24-7 to stop poachers

Montana FWP Montana's outdoor crime-stopper help line, TIP-MONT, has an online option to report poachers and other hunting-season violators. Now alert citizens can report poaching... — Updated 11/19/2020


OUTDOORS: Montana Hunt Roster sign-up dates have been announced

Montana FWP The Hunt Roster is one of the ways FWP selects public hunters to participate in hunts where animals are causing damage to stored agricultural crops or private property.... — Updated 7/9/2020


OUTDOORS: Fish for free on Father's Day

Montana FWP Whether you're tying on a salmon fly or putting a night crawler onto a hook, during Father's Day weekend, everyone in Montana can fish for free. While this... — Updated 6/18/2020


OUTDOORS: Here is Montana FWP's latest COVID-19 updates

Montana FWP People looking to get outside and enjoy spring will continue to have ample opportunities with Gov. Steve Bullock's phased approach to re-opening the state, which was... — Updated 4/30/2020


OUTDOORS: FWP: Most public access remains open

Montana FWP As a reminder to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing guidelines should be followed at all Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks sites. People need to ke... — Updated 4/10/2020


OUTDOORS: Reminder: FWP offices closed to the public due to COVID-19

Montana FWP To protect the public and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed its offices around the state to the public beginning last Friday. "W... — Updated 3/26/2020


FWP to close front desk services in response to COVID-19

To protect the public and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed its offices around the state to the public beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. "With lic... — Updated 3/21/2020


OUTDOORS: Remember to practice firearm safety this big game season

By Montana FWP With big game season opening last weekend, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to stress the importance of being safe this year. Last hunting season, Montana... — Updated 10/31/2019


OUTDOORS: FWP increases Region 6 deer quotas for upcoming season

Montana FWP Are you looking for more hunting opportunity this year? Due to the abundance of both mule deer and white-tailed deer, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6... — Updated 8/8/2019


OUTDOORS: FWP says be mindful of young wildlife this summer

Montana FWP Each spring and summer, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks receives several calls from people who have picked up deer fawns or other wildlife. FWP advises against this... — Updated 7/4/2019


OUTDOORS: What you should do in a Mountain Lion Encounter

Montana FWP A brief encounter involving a mountain biker and a family group of mountain lions on a forested trail system north of Whitefish highlights the need to be aware of... — Updated 7/4/2019


OUTDOORS: FWP Hunter Education coming to Havre, Hi-Line

Montana FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for many areas across Region 6, including two dates in Havre. All hunter education classes... — Updated 2/20/2019


Outdoors: Region 6 shoulder season to begin

Montana FWP For the third year, FWP Region 6 has a shoulder season that allows antlerless elk hunting with a specific B-license. The past two years, the shoulder season was two... — Updated 12/6/2018


Outdoors: Comments sought on Mountain Lion Strategy

Montana FWP FWP is seeking public comment on a draft Montana Mountain Lion Management Strategy. Over the last 25 years, FWP has made significant investments in field research that... — Updated 12/6/2018


Outdoors: Region 6 CAC to meet in Havre

Montana FWP FWP's Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council will meet from 12:45 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Havre Inn & Suites conference room in Havre, for a special... — Updated 12/6/2018


Elk shoulder hunting season update

Elk shoulder seasons in Montana have gotten off to a quiet but effective start. Wildlife managers in the regions with active shoulder seasons are seeing hunters taking a few elk and being effective at reducing late summer and... — Updated 10/20/2016


Hays man admits hunting violations

CHINOOK - A Hays man has been convicted on two misdemeanor criminal counts in connection with the illegal killing of two elk in southeastern Blaine County last year. William J. Hugh... — Updated 10/1/2014


Blaine County elk poaching reported, reward offered

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are seeking information from the public about the illegal killing of a bull elk in southern Blaine County. FWP Warden Dirk Paulsen of Chinook said the elk was shot and killed sometime... — Updated 11/1/2013


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