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Hunter education class set for Ronan

RONAN —  A Hunter Eduation Class is scheduled for Ronan at the Westland Seed Shooting Range classroom from Tuesday. Sept. 27-Friday, Sept. 30, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 36272 Round Butte Road, Ronan. The field course is Saturday, Oct.1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All students must register online at...

Briefs for Aug. 31, 2016

Mollman Pass now open — The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation has lifted the temporary closure of the Mollman Pass Trail in the Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness (also known as the Mollman Lake trail). Mollman Lake Trail is located east of Kicking Horse Job Corp Center and ...

Education classes scheduled

Submission from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Hunter Education classes have been scheduled for a number of communities in Northwest Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge. All students must register online at, click education. When registering, students will note specific inf...

Sign up now for fall hunter education classes

PABLO — The Ronan-Pablo Fall Hunter Education course will begin Wednesday, Aug. 24 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 parent or guardian must accompany st...

Deadline approaches for deer, elk permits

MONTANA — The March 15 deer and elk permit application deadline has gained more importance to hunters in west-central Montana as a result of the new regulations for the 2016 hunting season. This year, the Fish and Wildlife Commission reinstated antlerless elk permits in 13 of the 30 hunting district...

Spring hunter education set in Ronan

Ronan, Pablo and Polson Spring Hunter Education course will begin Tuesday, March 8 at Westland Seed, Ronan.  This class is for families that want to have students certified to apply for Big Game drawings before March 15. Class size will be limited to 12 students. Students must attend all classes and ...

Hunter education classes teach ethics

By Tom Fieber for the Valley Journal Each year we have new people that look forward to joining family or friends in the outdoors — some through hunting, fishing, hiking, viewing birds and other wildlife, photography, harvesting berries, mushrooms or sometimes just solitude. Activities in the outdoor...

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change   News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks HELENA — Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses went on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildli...

Meeting addresses proposed changes to hunting regulations

News from Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a northwest Montana public meeting on the 2016-2017 hunting regulation proposals at Flathead Valley Community College on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Other informational meetings are scheduled in other towns around ...

Deer, elk harvest up as season closes

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks WESTERN MONTANA — Whitetail deer harvest finished ahead of last year’s totals as the season wrapped up Sunday in northwest Montana. A total of 18,411 hunters — the highest number since 2011 — checked 1,294 white-tailed deer (1,067 were ...

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