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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

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...

Illegally released walleye found in Swan Lake

News from Fish, Wildlife and Parks LAKE COUNTY — Two 17-inch-long walleye were caught in Swan Lake last week during Fish, Wildlife and Parks gill net sampling operations, according to FWP Region One Fisheries Manager Mark Deleray.  Deleray noted that these were the first walleye reported fro...

Outdoor recreation regulation could change Outdoor recreation regulation could change

MOIESE – A concern about shotgun pellets flying past homes during hunting season has prompted a proposed change in the bird hunting regulations developed through a cooperative agreement between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The pr...

Several agencies work together on bird habitat  Several agencies work together on bird habitat

CHARLO – After thousands of years, glacier-cut pot holes have filled with water on the land in and around the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge turning the area into a wetland complex where ducks dip their heads into the ponds looking for lunch, pheasants hide in the brush in surrounding fields and gee...

Wild Horse Island sheep topic of program

KALISPELL — The complexities of managing bighorn sheep on Wild Horse Island will be the subject of a Sept. 10 presentation at Flathead Valley Community College.  The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the large community meeting room inside the Arts and Technology building on F...


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