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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Public comment sought on wildlife viewing stations Public comment sought on wildlife viewing stations

news from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks NINEPIPE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region One, is seeking public comment for a proposal for the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area located just south of Ronan on Highway 93 in Lake County, to create two elevated wildlife viewing stations, ...

Learn how climate change affects wildlife

PABLO — The Lake County Democrats will sponsor a program on climate change and how it is affecting Montana wildlife Wednesday, April 27 at the Johnny Arlee-Victor Charlo Theater on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo. There will be a brief social gathering at 6:30 p.m. with the program beginnin...

Northwest Montana bear activity picks up Northwest Montana bear activity picks up

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — A 3-year-old male grizzly bear was captured April 10 at a private residence along Tamarack Road northwest of Columbia Falls. The 211-pound bear was captured by FWP Bear and Lion Specialist Erik Wenum after the resident reported a bear ha...

Inspection stations keep Flathead waters mussel-free Inspection stations keep Flathead waters mussel-free

PABLO — Two mussel-fouled boats detected April 1 at the watercraft inspection station in Pablo reinforced the need for this year’s early opening. The aquatic invaders were found on the third day of operations in the parking lot of Salish Kootenai College’s Joe McDonald Health and Fitness...

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...

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...

Wildlife feeding violations reported in Polson, Ronan

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and CSKT POLSON — Fish, Wildlife and Parks Game Warden Ron Howell would like to remind folks that the supplemental feeding of game animals is illegal under Montana code (MCA 87-6-216) on private and state land on the Flathead Reservation, as well as off the...

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 ...

White-tailed deer, elk harvest numbers up

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks   WESTERN MONTANA — White-tailed deer harvest rebounded this weekend after a small slump and elk harvest in northwest Montana is up as compared to last year, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check...

Outdoor briefs for Nov. 4, 2015

  Hunters: store meat properly to avoid bear conflict News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — With the general deer and elk rifle season now open, and in light of the considerable increase of bear activity and bear-human encounters, hunters and other recreationists are remi...


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