Articles written by Ron Selden

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 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...

 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...

 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...


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