Mule deer harvest through the first two weeks was up slightly from last year, owing to a 50 percent jump in mule deer checked at Bonner so far this season.
Montana FWP would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good stewards of the land, and respect both private and public property.
Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Now, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana FWP license outlets.
The final results are in at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Havre check station for the 2015 hunting season.
The driver of the vehicle, Robert Greenfield, 46, of Chinook, WA, was charged with unlawful possession and transportation of a game animal.
The big game general hunting season closed on Sunday evening with higher numbers than last season of hunter trips, harvested animals and percentages of hunters with game in west-central Montana.
-Headed into the final week of the season, big game harvest is ahead of last year’s pace in west-central Montana.
Investigators retrieved the carcass on November 6, 2015 and estimate that it died sometime between November 3 and 5 from a gunshot wound.
Elk and white-tailed deer harvest is up and mule deer harvest is lower than last year after the first two weeks of the general big game hunting season in west-central Montana.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Bureau of Land Management would like outdoor enthusiasts to be “Bear Aware,” even in Region 6.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is partnering with Counter Assault and the Montana Chapter of the Sierra Club again this year to get free bear spray and safety tips into the hands of hunters.
This is the third weekend that the check station has been open.
Alkire was found with 65 sharp-tailed grouse in his possession.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding hunters that although Block Management Areas (BMAs) allow public hunting (with permission), they are still private property, and most are working farms.
Hunters in west-central Montana enjoyed a harvest success above last year on the opening weekend of the big game general hunting season.
In November of 2014, a caller reported three deer carcasses behind a storage building in Glasgow. An investigation ensued by Glasgow-area game warden Todd Tryan and area wildlife biologist Drew Henry
A free youth outdoor skills event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Glasgow Trap Club.
State wildlife officials are in the middle of hosting public hearings to discuss and take comment on a draft environmental impact statement for bison conservation and management in Montana.
Montana’s Fish & Wildlife Commission approved a new rule this week that clears the way for the state’s “apprentice hunter” law to take effect.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is sponsoring a kayak and camping class August 8 & 9 on the Clark Fork River.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is asking bow-fishermen to properly dispose of unwanted fish and related wastes.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) euthanized a grizzly bear on Sunday, June 28 after the bear killed domestic sheep near Lincoln.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks removed two young bighorn rams found commingling with domestic sheep last week.
A group of hunters from Texas, Michigan and Montana were charged for several crimes in Roosevelt County, including hunting without licenses and possessing and transporting an unlawfully killed deer.
The surveys indicate a continuing increase in numbers for mule deer, and mostly unchanging populations of whitetail deer across the region.