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Articles with the Tag: Hunting

Ronan, Pablo fall hunters education class scheduled

PABLO — The Ronan-Pablo Fall Hunter Education course will begin Tuesday, Aug. 25, 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 fwp.mt.gov. All classes are free of charge and open to hun...

Complete online hunter ed class prior to field day

RONAN — Hunter education online classes are available to anyone 18 or older at the Fish Wildlife and Parks website http://fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter/. There is a fee to take the class online but the mandatory field day is free of charge.  The field day will be held Aug. 15 in Ronan from 9:30 a...

Pheasants Forever sponsors 5-year habitat improvement program Pheasants Forever sponsors 5-year habitat improvement program

CHARLO — The public lands that support wildlife in Mission Valley are fragmented into a patchwork owned by different entities engaged in varying management strategies, but when game such as pheasant make their nests here, they live irrespective of fenced boundaries and human plans.  The Mission...

Discuss gun noise suppressors

News from the  Lake County Pachyderms POLSON — It’s called the “silent epidemic” and affects older Montana hunters who become deaf or hearing impaired to the point where they require powerful hearing aids. Two bills introduced in the current Montana legislature (SB 295 and ...

Instructors awarded

KALISPELL — Hunter and bowhunter education instructors received service awards from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks at the annual Region One Instructor Workshop held Saturday at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell. A total of 44 instructors received the awards ranging from 5 to 50 years of ...

New Permit Season regulations, licenses available now

POLSON — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for the 2015-2016 license season. The new license season began March 1, 2015.  “We anticipate great outdoor recreational opportu...

Hunter education classes set in Arlee

ARLEE — Arlee Hunter Education Registration will be held Monday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Arlee Fire Hall. The course is open to everyone, but anyone born after Jan. 1,1985 must have successfully completed the course to purchase a hunting license in Montana. To complete the course, students are requ...

Hunter numbers down, game up

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 9, a total of 8,095 hunters checked 428 whitetail deer (342 of these were bucks), 74 mule deer, and 28 elk for a 6.5 percent rate of hunters with game. Harvest was up as compared to ...

Big game harvest up from last year

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 2, a total of 5,589 hunters checked 281 white-tailed deer (235 of these were bucks), 54 mule deer, and 19 elk for a 6.3 percent rate of hunters with game. This compares to a 4.7 perc...

Enjoy public lands responsibly

News from the Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management today urged those heading out to recreate and hunt this fall on BLM-administered lands to be mindful of travel and camping restrictions. Respecting private landowners, wildlife and other recreationists helps ensure everyone will enjoy t...


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