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Where have all the bullets gone? Where have all the bullets gone?

As sportsmen prepare for the fall hunting season, they may find ammunition hard to come by. Retailers may be out of stock, or only have a bare minimum available for hunting calibers.  A salesman at Murdoch’s gun counter in Polson said they limit the sales of ammo to one or two boxes per person ...

FWP announces 2021 big game hunting forecast FWP announces 2021 big game hunting forecast

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — 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. Through the program, we coordinate with landown...

CSKT depredation hunts target female deer, elk for population control

News from CSKT Natural Resources  Flathead Reservation — It is September, hunting season is upon us. A reminder that CSKT tribal members can now harvest female deer and elk as of Sept. 1. CSKT Wildlife Management would like to encourage those of you hunting for subsistence needs to conside...

Hunters must expect to see bears Hunters must expect to see bears

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — Grizzly bears have the potential to be found anywhere in the western two-thirds of Montana (west of Billings), and their distribution is denser and more widespread than in previous years. Some areas with dense concentrations of grizzly bears are...

Annual banquet supports Ducks Unlimited conservation work

News from Polson Ducks Unlimited   POLSON — The Mission Valley (Polson) Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet is planned for Saturday, Dec. 11. Fundraising banquets such as this help ensure that waterfowl will have places to nest, raise their young, and winter in each year. Your attendance at ...

Pheasants Forever cancels banquet, continues work Pheasants Forever cancels banquet, continues work

News from Pheasants Forever – Mission Valley Chapter LAKE COUNTY — After giving it much thought and consideration, the Pheasants Forever Banquet planned for earlier this month, was cancelled. Increased COVID cases provided the most significant basis for the decision since much of current mem...

Youth only pheasant, waterfowl hunt to open

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana’s young hunters will have the state’s waterfowl and pheasants pretty much to themselves Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26. Licensed hunters ages 15 and under may hunt ducks, geese, coots, mergansers and ring-necked pheasants st...

Briefs for Sept. 1, 2012

USDA accepts 2.8M acres for Conservation Reserve Program News from the USDA MONTANA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has accepted 2.8 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment into the Conservation Reserve Program in 2021. This year, almost ...

Game damage hunt roster online

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Hunters interested in participating in game damage hunt opportunities need to register online for the Hunt Roster by Thursday, July 15, through: MyFWP. The roster is used by Fish, Wildlife & Parks to quickly respond to landowners who are eligibl...

Valley Views for June 30, 2021

I   like so many Montana hunters have been blessed to enjoy a lifetime of world-class hunting and fishing. It’s why so many of us live here, and it speaks to the decades of work that Montanans have put into conserving and managing our public wildlife for the benefit of everyone. But after this ...


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