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Articles with the Tag: Hunting

Ronan Post 138 congratulates bow winner Ronan Post 138 congratulates bow winner

News from American Legion Post 138 RONAN — On Veterans Day the Ronan Post 138 held a drawing for a Dan Toelke custom bow and the winner was Tom Leafty of Ronan. Tom is a 15-year member of the American Legion, the Post Chaplain and American Legion Boys State Chairman. Tom is also the Spanish teache...

Apprentice hunter program open to youth, mentors

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana’s general deer and elk season opened Oct. 21. If you want to expose a young person to hunting and mentor that person through their first hunt, now is a good time to consider signing them up for the Apprentice Hunter program. With that, it’...

Target shooters, hunters should take precautions to avoid starting fires

News from CSKT Division of Fire The CS&KT Division of Fire reminds the public to be safe when hunting and target shooting by being aware of dry grasses and wildfire safety. Hunters or target shooters can accidentally spark a wildfire. Follow these simple guidelines: - Avoid shooting into rocks...

Increased predation, housing developments affect grassland bird populations

News from CSKT Natural Resources Pheasant and migratory waterfowl hunters on the Flathead Indian Reservation faced a wide variety of weather conditions while hunting on the opening day of pheasant hunting season on Saturday,  Oct. 7.  After a good opening day for waterfowl hunting a week earli...

Montana-made film coming to Polson

POLSON — “A tense survival saga and disarmingly moving father-son tale.”  Those words describe “Walking Out,” a one-hour, 35-minute film set in the mountains of western Montana.  Brothers Alex and Andrew Smith, who were born in England but raised on a ranch in we...

Access best hunting spots Access best hunting spots

News from the Bureau of Land Management FORT BENTON – Hunters looking to feed their families or mount the next record-breaking trophy to their wall have their sights set on the heart of Montana. Whether stalking or ambushing, the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Transportation Map ...

Fall Hunters Education Class announced

 MISSION VALLEY — Class for the Ronan, Pablo and Charlo Fall Hunter Education course will start Tuesday, Aug. 22, in room 118 of the Beaverhead Math and Science building on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo.  Interested students are required to register online now at A p...

We can protect private property rights and public land access

Two core values that Montanans share make our state great: a deep respect for private property rights as well as a dedication to public land. Defending both of these values is essential to our way of life. Montana is blessed with 28 million acres of public land that supports hunting, hiking, camping, and ...

Hunter, bowhunter education instructors honored

Region One Hunter and Bowhunter Education Instructors received service awards from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks at a special statewide workshop held June 23-25 at the fairgrounds in Helena. In total, more than 300 people from across Montana attended the workshop. For Region One, a total of 54 Instru...

Habitat Montana restored through teamwork

News from the Montana Sporting Coalition Thirty years ago, the Montana Legislature passed a bill to establish a one-of-a-kind program to conserve Montana’s best wildlife habitat. Habitat Montana, as it is known, has done just that. With over 600,000 acres of conservation easements and fee-title la...

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