BHA’s Quiet Waters initiative is a proactive effort to address advancing motorized technology on one of Montana’s most valuable assets.
Montana FWP reports white-tailed deer harvest reported through the Anaconda, Bonner and Darby check stations with the close of the 2016 hunting season.
Montana’s Initiative 177 was soundly rejected by voters in the Gem State on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks game warden, Justin Singleterry, is seeking information about a large mule deer buck on Saturday, November 12th.
Those declines are due to low elk harvests checked at Darby and Anaconda so far, which are down 39 and 47 percent from last year.
We’re extremely pleased that the voters in Montana have seen through the shallow rhetoric from anti-trapping organizations about Initiative 177.
He was involved with working with multiple agencies, including FWP, to develop conservation easements for Farm Bill, state, and USFWS programs.
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.
What, people ask, is my personal take on the ballot issues that are on the 2016 ballot? In case you’re interested, here are my personal opinions.
As written, I-177, “generally prohibits the use of traps and snares for animals on any public lands within Montana,” with very narrow exemptions given.
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.
Mild weather across west-central Montana did little to move deer and elk, and harvests reported through the check stations were modest.
Montana’s Initiative 177 would ban the most effective means of controlling skunks, rats and other disease-carrying wildlife.
People have been calling me to inquire about various races on the Montana ballot. Well, here’s my opinion, personally, about various races…
I don’t remember many instances as flagrant as what’s going on in Montana right now where Governor Steve Bullock simply lies about his support for gun rights…
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) game wardens are seeking information about a bull moose that was shot and left to waste on the Warnken Ranch Block Management Area, northwest of Superior.
“It’s pretty sleazy,” Marbut continued, “for Bullock to claim credit for a law that was enacted just after the Civil War,” “That sure makes a person wonder about his [other] answers…
The Boone and Crockett Club and Pope & Young Club confirm the existence of potential new archery World’s Record typical American elk taken in Montana by a resident hunter…..
What follows is my comment to the Gallatin Forest about their proposal to close a large chunk of public land to shooting.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the nation’s leading sportsmen’s group focused on public lands, announced today that Jeff Lukas has joined BHA’s national staff as Montana chapter coordinator.
Now, it appears as if Bob Bergren is relying on the defensive display protection of HB 228 to justify the conduct that landed him in jail…
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is pleased to announce that the 6th annual BHA North American Rendezvous will return to Missoula, Montana, in 2017.
Commissioner Motl has shown a history of feeding his side of a case to the media, while those subject to his enforcement action suffer bad publicity in legally advisable silence
About 17 handguns were taken from the store at 822 Jackrabbit Lane in Bozeman, Montana. No suspect information is available
Travel west again with Mike Pelletier as he heads back over to one of his favorite areas to rifle hunt Muleys with good friend and outfitter Craig Schell near Terry, Montana.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the last hunter education courses in the Glasgow area for this year.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will host a wolf trapper certification class in Missoula on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The Montana Shooting Sports Association today announced its endorsement of Greg Gianforte, candidate for Governor of Montana.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is sponsoring a beginning kayaking class August 13 at the First Dredge swim beach just north of the Fort Peck Fish…..
A 320-acre property in southwestern Montana, vital to wildlife and linked to the pages of U.S. history, is now permanently protected.
A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks bowhunter education online field course will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday, July 26. Students must have completed the online education course before…..
A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows children and their families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year.
Missoula will host a Plan to Hunt workshop series from June through October for adults that are new to hunting or just want to expand their skills and understanding in order to hunt more…..
Clay Chandler, 20, of Hays was found guilty in the Montana 17th Judicial District Court for the illegal rifle harvest of a bull elk.
Chris Moore (32) of Allen, Texas, and Hays residents Chase (27) and Warren (51) Morin were separately charged with violations involving the illegal harvest of a mule deer buck on Bureau of Land…..
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the Glasgow area.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed the 2016 survey of the Missouri River Breaks (MRB) and Bears Paw elk herds in Region 6.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden, Justin Singleterry, is seeking information about a mule deer buck that was shot on Gird Creek Road, just off the Skalkaho Highway near Hamilton.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a hunter education field course May 24-June 2, geared to adult women that are looking to receive hunter education certification and a more…..
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Charles M. Russell (CMR) National Wildlife Refuge recently partnered on a study to evaluate the effects of public hunting…..