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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 biologists elected to...

 

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 possible wildlife...

 

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 practice for several...

 

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 are free of charge....

 

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 weeks long, but this...

 

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 helps inform...

 

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 legislative meeting. The...

 

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 early fall landowner...

 

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. Hughes, 35, initially w... Full story

 

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 between Oct. 24-27 on... Full story

 

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