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After last year’s deep winter, this season has come as a shock, and many of us are wondering “Where is the snow?” Skiing injuries have been prevalent, and with the lack of powderhound tourism, small mountains have been struggling.  While wetter snows have come to save the spring sea...

Bird hunting, fishing, recreation regulations for CSKT members available

News from Program Manager Stephanie Gillin, CSKT Information & Education FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes announce the availability of the March 1, 2024, to Feb.28, 2025, Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for CSKT members proposed changes. The Trib...

2023 youth hunting story contest winners announced 2023 youth hunting story contest winners announced

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced the winners of the 2023 Governor’s Youth Hunting Story Contest. “Every youth hunter in Montana should be proud of the hunting legacy they’re helping carry on,” Gov. Gianforte s...

FWP to require field day for youth who take hunter, bowhunter online courses

News from MT fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Starting Jan. 1, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will require Hunter and Bowhunter Education students age 12 to 17 who take the online course to pass an in-person field day. Students in that age group must pass both the online exam and the field ...

Deadline for pheasant release applications announced Deadline for pheasant release applications announced

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Applications are being accepted for the 2024 pheasant release program through Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program (UGBEP). As part of the program, pen-raised birds are released in areas suitable for ring-necked ph...

Muzzleloader Heritage Season opens Muzzleloader Heritage Season opens

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Muzzleloader heritage season opens on Saturday, Dec. 9, and runs through Dec. 17. This season is for heritage muzzleloaders only; no other means of taking game, such as archery, is allowed. Note that some areas have elk shoulder seasons through Feb....

Montana’s general hunting season ends, harvests down

News from  MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana’s general deer and elk hunting season wrapped up Nov.  26, 2023. So far this season, more than 8,100 hunters have appeared at regional game check stations. Harvest results at the regional check stations are slightly do...

General hunting season enters second week General hunting season enters second week

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana’s general hunting season is in full swing, and hunters are experiencing the arrival of winter weather in northwest Montana. Snowfall began last week across most of the region and the National Weather Service is advising recreatio...

Lottery chances available for trophy bison hunt on Blackfeet Reservation

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Those interested in entering a lottery for a guided trophy bison hunt on the Blackfeet Reservation will have five opportunities to enter the drawing. Chances sold from Oct. 28 to Nov. 16, drawing Nov. 17 Chances sold from Nov. 18 to Dec. ...

Briefs for Nov. 1, 2023

‘Big Library Read’ set to begin, register for Imagination Library News from Mallory Witham, North Lake County Public Library POLSON — It’s time for the “Big Library Read” Nov. 2-16.  Join the pack and borrow the featured title from our digital collection: &l...


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