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2020 big game hunting forecast

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks Are you ready for hunting season? FWP can help. In addition to the following hunting forecast, FWP provides online information about hunting access, including our popular Block Management Program.... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Reminder in the field this hunting season: Be a good steward of the land

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. FWP would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good stewards of the land, and... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Bear spray – carry it, know how to use it

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee recommends the use of bear spray and urges hunters to learn other bear-aware safety measures. Hunters in bear country need to: • stay alert and look for bear... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

2020 Big game hunting seasons

Antelope • 900 Aug. 15–Nov. 8 • Archery Sept. 5–Oct. 9 • General Oct. 10–Nov. 8 Bighorn Sheep • Archery Sept. 5–Sept. 14 • General Sept. 15–Nov. 29 Bison • General Nov. 15–Feb. 15, 2021 Black Bear ... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Ask first to hunt on private land

By Fish, Wildlife and Park Don't wait until it is too late. Hunters who haven't already asked permission from private landowners to hunt need to do so as soon as possible. Montana law requires hunters to obtain permission for all... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Get young hunters signed up for apprentice hunting now

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Since 2015, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has allowed children as young as 10 to hunt with a mentor for two seasons without completing hunter education. The decision of whether the child is ready... — Updated 10/14/2019

 

Youth-only deer hunt at fall break

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks A youth hunt for deer limited to youngsters between the ages of 12–15 was approved for Oct. 17-18. These dates coincide with Montana’s annual two-day teachers’ convention, which are no-school... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

Reminder to hunters: Be a good steward of the land

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Editor’s note: With the regular hunting season about to start, we are re-running this release on caring for land and property. Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

Check your license before you head out into the field

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunters shouldn't wait until opening day to discover their license and carcass tags are faded and need to be replaced. Hunters and anglers with licenses that are displaying faded text making them... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

Pack for Success

GREEN SHOOT MEDIA You don’t want to alert nearby wildlife with a loud UTV or ATV, so walking is usually your best bet. Packing appropriately can lessen the exhaustion you feel throughout your trek and ensure you’re alert when... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

Avoid these 10 common hunting mistakes

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Each fall tens of thousands of Montana men and women spend anywhere from a few hours to several weeks hunting. Most have a wonderful time; a few run afoul of the law. Here are 10 problem areas,... — Updated 10/3/2019

 

Thank a hunter or bowhunter education instructor

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks This fall, like every autumn, thousands of first-time hunters will safely hit the Montana landscape, all because someone volunteered the time to teach them properly. Montana Fish, Wildlife and... — Updated 10/3/2019

 

Additional Libby-area deer suspected positive of CWD

From Fish, Willdlife and Parks KALISPELL — An additional white-tailed deer in the Libby area is suspected to be positive for chronic wasting disease. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks collected a sample from the adult doe that... — Updated 10/3/2019

 

Mountain lion hunting closes in districts 400, 401, 403, 406, 415, 441

The hunting of all mountain lions in north-central Montana hunting districts 400, 401, 403, 406, 415, and 441, which includes portions of Toole, Pondera, Liberty, Chouteau, Glacier and Teton counties, closed at one-half hour after... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Replace faded licenses and avoid attaching carcass tags directly to meat

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Tag holders who have not checked their license and carcass tags in a while should do so well in advance of their hunting trip to ensure they haven’t faded. Hunters and anglers with faded licenses... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Montana bonus points system for special permits

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Fish, Wildlife and Parks uses a unique approach to provide all applicants at least one opportunity at drawing a license/permit, while still giving people who have been unsuccessful in the past... — Updated 9/19/2019

 

Get familiar with this year's upland game bird program access guide

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Upland bird season kicked off Sept. 1, so it’s still a good time to dig into this season’s hunting access guide. To get started, hunters can refer to the Projects Access Guide, published annually... — Updated 9/19/2019

 

Check your license before you head out into the field

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunters shouldn’t wait until opening day to discover their license and carcass tags are faded and need to be replaced. Hunters and anglers with licenses that are displaying faded text making them dif... — Updated 9/19/2019

 

Special CWD hunt planned for Hunting District 400

From Fish, Wildife and Parks Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 is scheduling a special chronic wasting disease hunt south of Chester this fall along the Marias River near the Moffat Bridge. The hunt is designed to determine the... — Updated 9/19/2019

 

FWP to pay for CWD testing statewide

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks In 2019, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and... — Updated 9/12/2019

 

Reminder to hunters: Be a good steward of the land

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Although most hunters respect the land, property and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good... — Updated 9/12/2019

 

FWP looks at adding elk shoulder season hunting district

From FWP Montana’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks will ask the Fish and Wildlife Commission to add another hunting district when it meets Nov. 8 to consider the elk shoulder season pilot project for this year. Elk hunting district 391... — Updated 10/29/2015

 

Havre-area harvest up some, down from average

From FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Havre game check station was fairly active over the weekend of the general deer and elk opener, with most species seeing an increase in harvest from the past few years. This is the... — Updated 10/29/2015

 

FWP reminds hunters BMAs are on private property

From FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is reminding hunters that although Block Management Areas allow public hunting — with permission — they are still private property, and most are working farms and ranches. Many hunters... — Updated 10/29/2015

 

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