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Chronic wasting disease sampling results continue to come i Chronic wasting disease sampling results continue to come i

News from FWP MONTANA – Samples from 25 deer harvested around the state tested positive for chronic wasting disease in November. The majority of the new positive samples were from animals harvested within CWD Management Zones, where the disease is known to exist. Two of the positive samples wer...

Montana records first suspected case of CWD in wild elk Montana records first suspected case of CWD in wild elk

News from FWP  Montana recorded its first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in wild elk.  The cow elk was harvested by a landowner on private land northeast of Red Lodge in November and samples were extracted from the carcass in Billings on Nov. 6. Tests results confirming the suspe...

Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana

MONTANA – Farming and hunting are two of the defining qualities of Montana. For decades, hunters and landowners have worked together to maintain our public wildlife, our working agricultural lands, and our outdoor heritage. Landowners know hunters are the best management tool for wildlife; hunters appr...

General big game hunting season concludes Dec. 1

News from FWP  MONTANA – With one week left in Montana’s general hunting season, the percentage of hunters with harvested game is slightly ahead of last year in northwest Montana. Through four weekends of the season, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has tallied nearly 9,200 hunters...

Announcing the 2020 Montana Master Hunter Program

News from Dani Clark, Master Hunter Program manager One Montana’s Master Hunter Program is accepting applications from Nov. 15, 2019-Jan. 10, 2020 for our 2020 classes. The Montana Master Hunter Program is a unique and rigorous program offering advanced education to increase hunter competence, ...

Moose tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

News from Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — A moose in northwest Montana tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first time the disease has been detected in the species in Montana.  A hunter harvested the bull moose in late October near Pulpit Mountain west of Quartz Cr...

White-tailed deer suspected positive of CWD in Libby

News from FWP MONTANA – An additional white-tailed deer in the Libby area is suspected to be positive for chronic wasting disease.   Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks collected a sample from the adult doe that appeared symptomatic and was euthanized in the center of town along 2nd Street....

CSKT Game-Damage Hunts bring people together to manage land

News from CSKT A commonly asked question is: why can’t non-member private landowners hunt deer and/or elk on their private property on the Flathead Indian Reservation?  The answer can be found in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ non-member regulations (part V, section 1A, hu...

Briefs for Aug. 21, 2019

Polson Youth Soccer sets fall schedule POLSON — This year, the Polson Youth Soccer Association has two fall soccer programs.     First, the new middle school competitive soccer program has a quick turn around for registration. There will be a minimum of eight games against other lo...

Wasting disease meeting to be held in Polson

News from CSKT Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a chronic wasting disease public information meeting in Polson on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Kwataqnuk Resort beginning at 6 p.m.   This meeting is one of seven public meetings scheduled to take place in Northwest Montana (see fwp.mt.gov/ne...


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