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Articles with the Tag: Hunting

Time to get new permits

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for the 2017- 2018 license season. The new license season began March 1, 2017. “We anticipate great outdoor recreationa...

Be bear aware as they emerge from dens

New from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Grizzly and black bears are emerging from dens, based on radio collar locations, track reports, and observations. Biologists say that males tend to emerge earlier than females; with the warming weather and increasing day length, they wi...

Time to purchase new permit

Time to purchase new permit The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for the 2017- 2018 license season. The new license season began March 1, 2017. “We anticipate great outdoor recreational...

Briefs for Feb. 22, 2017

Bansak to address Polson Chamber POLSON — For more than 100 years, researchers at the Flathead Lake Biological Station have studied and taught classes concerning the biological, chemical and physical features of Flathead Lake. Today, their studies include the threat to our lake from aquatic invasi...

Sports briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

Sign up for baseball RONAN — Sign ups for Mission Valley Senior Babe Ruth baseball league will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ronan High School commons area. Questions can be directed to Coach Alan Anderson at 406-885-3706. Run, obstacle course set to help fund sports complex C...

Elk, deer special application drawing deadline is March 15

WESTERN MONTANA — Hunters are reminded that the deadline for applying for bull and antlerless elk and mule deer buck permits is March 15. The deer and elk permit application packet is available at FWP license providers and online at FWP’s website fwp. mt.gov. The deer and elk permit application p...

Deer, elk season ends with solid numbers

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — At the six northwest Montana check stations through the end of the season on Sunday, Nov. 27, a total of 17,656 hunters checked 1,494 white-tailed deer (of which1,069 were bucks), 146 mule deer, and 72 elk for a 9.7 percent rate of hunters with ...

White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Whitetailed deer harvest remained steady and similar to last year this weekend in northwest Montana, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 13, a tot...

White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Whitetailed deer harvest remained steady and similar to last year this weekend in northwest Montana, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 13, a total ...

Determining deer age

Many indicators of deer quality and welfare are related to age. Scrutiny of a deer’s teeth, particularly tooth replacement and wear, is one way for landowners and sportsmen to estimate the age of a deer. The purpose of MSU Extension Montguide titled, “Determining the Age of a Deer” by Ja...


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