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.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the Plentywood area.
Participants will learn to shoot a muzzle loader, throw tomahawks, cook in a Dutch oven, and start a fire with flint and steel.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is sponsoring a firearms shooting workshop June 13 in Lewistown.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Bowhunter Education dates have been set for the second course offered in Glasgow.
Laboratory tests of those fish showed no detectable levels of petroleum contamination in the edible muscle tissues. As a result, FWP has lifted its fish-consumption advisory.
Deer in an urban setting can damage gardens and ornamental plants, threaten human safety, damage property, and lead to expensive car & deer accidents…
The Whitetail Prairie property includes intermountain grasslands that are important to deer, elk & numerous other wildlife species as well as mountain stream habitats…
The Montana Trappers Association will conduct a free voluntary Trapper Education class on Saturday March 7, 2015…
For the past two biannual funding cycles, FWP has taken the majority of the money the Legislature appropriated for shooting ranges and used it for other purposes…
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is working with local partners to get free bear spray and safety tips into the hands of hunters headed to a few Blackfoot Valley hunting spots…
A Montana Highway Patrol crash scene investigator analyzed Bridges’ photograph from the scene and concluded that based on the photograph, the vehicle driven had not been involved in an accident…
A Hays Montana man has been convicted on two misdemeanor criminal counts in connection with the illegal killing of two elk in southeastern Blaine County last year…
Wardens found a white-tailed doe that had been shot several times with a small caliber rifle and field dressed…
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds hunters that bears are very active this time of year, searching out food from late summer berry crops…
Fire Restrictions apply to all Fishing Access Sites and Wildlife Management Areas in Mineral, Missoula & Ravalli Counties…