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Wooden boat to benefit conservation project Wooden boat to benefit conservation project

News from the Flathead Lakers  POLSON — A beautiful wooden boat, restored by Greg McCormick, a Polson resident, is for sale through an online auction to benefit the Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project.  The 1953 Century Resorter, an 18 foot boat, is ready to float Flathead Lake after...

FWP reminds hunters: be bear aware, turn in poachers FWP reminds hunters: be bear aware, turn in poachers

News from Montana FWP MONTANA — Deer and elk hunters took to the field Oct. 24 for the general big game season and they’ll all need to keep in mind a few important pieces of information from bears to poaching.  Be bear aware  Grizzly bear populations are continuing to expan...

CWD positives reported across the state, no new areas

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park MONTANA — In early October, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks was notified of 18 deer from across the state that tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The positive deer all come from areas where CWD was previously known to exist, including hunti...

Hunting check stations opened

 News from FWP MONTANA — Four traditional wildlife hunter check stations will be in operation on weekends during the general rifle season in west-central Montana with a few changes in protocol related to COVID -19 safety.  The stations, located near Bonner along Highway 200, north of ...

FWP seeks public input FWP seeks public input

News from Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public input on a proposal to purchase a conservation easement to protect approximately 7,256 acres of timberland and wildlife habitat in northwestern Montana near Marion, Montana. FWP received 40 com...

Hunters asked to help monitor for Chronic Wasting Disease Hunters asked to help monitor for Chronic Wasting Disease

MONTANA — Chronic wasting disease threatens deer, elk and moose populations in Montana. The spread of the disease is something all hunters should consider as they venture out this fall to harvest wild game. “CWD is a 100 percent fatal disease that infects members of the deer family, including ...

Highway 93 claims matriarch grizzly bear

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD RESERVATION —  The matriarch grizzly bear known as Griz-40 met her demise on a 14-mile stretch of highway associated with Post Creek and the Ninepipe wetland complex. She was struck by a vehicle on Friday, Sept. 4, when she was crossing the highway at 2 a.m.  ...

Falls Mack Days event underway Falls Mack Days event underway

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2020 Fall Mack Days event began Tuesday, Sept. 8 and will end Sunday, Nov. 15. The event will be one week longer because the spring event was shortened, due to COVID-19.   There will be up to $200,000 in cash and prizes awarded at the conclusion of the ev...

Apply for FWP’s Apprentice Hunter Program

News from FWP MONTANA — It’s never too early to plan ahead for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Apprentice Hunter Program. FWP encourages early mail-in certification for eligible apprentice hunters in order to avoid crowds and frustration prior to season openers and the youth hunt. COVID-1...

FWP proposes purchase of 106 acres

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — In an effort to further promote conservation and public access along the north shore of Flathead Lake, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to acquire 106 acres to the east of Somers for the creation of a new state park. FWP is...


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