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 Sports    December 10, 2014

Legislators To Attend Public FWP Meetings

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Citizen Advisory Committee will meet 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the Best Western Great Northern Inn in Havre. In addition, an open house for legislators to interact with attendees is scheduledfor 2 to 4... Full story

 
 Sports    November 19, 2014

Outdoors News

Comment Period Ends Dec. 11 On Bison Habitat Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) and Montana Department of Livestock invite the public to comment on an addendum to their 2013 draft environmental assessment, Year-round Habitat for Yellowstone...

 
 Sports    May 7, 2014

With Harvest Season Over, Paddlefish Season Begins May 15

Paddlefish season begins May 15 on the Yellowstone River below the mouth of the Bighorn River and Missouri River downstream of Fort Peck Dam. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists continue to monitor these unique populations and take a conservati...

 
 Sports    April 30, 2014

FWP To Hold Meetings To Discuss Hunting, Fishing Licenses

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of nine public meetings in May to review and discuss recent recommendations from an advisory council tasked with adjusting Montana’s hunting and fishing licenses and fees. The Fish & Wildlife...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    April 9, 2014

Elk Numbers On Rise

The most-recent aerial surveys of elk populations in the Region 6 portions of the Missouri River Breaks and the Bears Paw Mountains south of Havre indicate a sizeable increase in animals in both areas over survey numbers that were last gathered. Acco...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    April 9, 2014

Shed Antler Season Nearing

Shed-antler hunters and other recreationists planning to visit a Montana Wildlife Management Area are reminded that while many popular WMAs open at noon on May 15, several do not open until June 1. It is illegal to enter a state WMA prior to its...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    March 26, 2014

Fort Peck Sees Decline In Fish Population

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists say lower Fort Peck Reservoir water levels have had an impact on some fish populations, but benefits are still being realized from good water years in 2008 through 2011. “Since 2011, water levels have...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    March 26, 2014

Man Pays Fine In Elk Case

A Minnesota man has been ordered to pay $2,070 in fines and restitution for allowing his teenage son to illegally kill a 5x5 bull elk in the Larb Hills area of the Missouri River Breaks during the 2013 archery hunting season. Troy A. Carlson, 48,...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    January 8, 2014

FWP To Discuss Hunting Regulations

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has scheduled four public meetings along the Hi-Line in January to discuss tentative hunting regulations for the next two years. A total of 43 of the public gatherings are scheduled across the state. In FWP Region 6,...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    November 27, 2013

Region 6 Hunting Numbers, Reported Harvests Still Down

Hunter numbers and reported harvests at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre are still down when compared to past years. “Hunter numbers so far this year have only been about 2 percent lower than last year’...

 
 News    November 20, 2013

FWP Agreement Highlights 3,700 Acres In Phillips County

A memorandum of understanding between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation allows about 3,700 acres of federal land near Wagner in Phillips County to be specifically designated as being...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    November 13, 2013

Information Sought In Elk Poaching Case

State wildlife officials are seeking tips from the public about the poaching of a mature bull elk on the Williamson Ranch Block Management Area south of Chinook. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks...

 
 Sports    October 23, 2013

Hunter Numbers Down

Figures compiled from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre for the weekends of Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 19-20 show reduced hunter numbers overall, but increased...

 
 Sports    September 11, 2013

FWP Veteran Tom Flowers New Region 6 Supervisor

Tom Flowers, a 25-year veteran of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, has been named as the agency’s new Region 6 supervisor. In his new position, Flowers, 54, will supervise about 40 full-time employees in an administrative area that spans from the...

 
 By Samar Fay    Sports    August 21, 2013

Hunters Sound Off In Glasgow

A half-dozen experienced hunters attended the hunter scoping session in Glasgow on Aug. 13 to give their comments on the proposed hunting seasons for 2014-2015. Comments will go to the Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission meeting on Oct. 10. FWP will...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    August 21, 2013

Migrating Antelope Get Some Help

A dangerous chokepoint that migrating antelope encountered each year just west of Nashua now has one less hazard the animals will have to contend with. Old woven-wire and barbed wire fencing strung...

 
 Sports    July 31, 2013

Input Sought For Ice Fishing Derbies

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on fishing contests proposed for the winter season of 2013-14. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Most contests require...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

Livestock Or Wildlife? Still Unclear For Bison

By Samar Fay Courier Editor Whether the Yellowstone bison now living on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation are classified as livestock or wildlife was the subject of debate at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Citizens Advisory Council meeting...

 
 Sports    June 5, 2013

Region 6 Citizens Advisory Council Meets June 11

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 6 Citizens Advisory Council will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11 at the Fort Peck Fish Hatchery. The meeting, which is open to the public, will include a review of recent legislative changes and FWP bud...

 
 By Ron Seldon    News    June 5, 2013

Black Bear Captured Near Brockway Successfully Moved to Little Belts

A black bear captured on a ranch near the McCone County town of Brockway over the Memorial Day weekend has been moved by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens to a new home in the Little Belt...

 
 By Ron Seldon    Sports    May 29, 2013

FWP Director To Be In Havre This Week

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Jeff Hagener and members of the FWP Commission will be in Havre June 4-5 to host a public open house and conduct the commission’s regular monthly meeting. The open house for area residents to informally visit...