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Fish and Wildlife Commission Adopts 2021/2022 Wolf Hunting and Trapping Regulations

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – After a public comment period that drew more than 26,000 comments, the Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted several changes to the 2021/2022 wolf hunting and trapping regulations at its meeting on Aug. 20. Changes include...

 

Block Management Program Info Available

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Hunters are now able to obtain the 2021 Block Management Area (BMA) program information. Hunters are encouraged to request their 2021 BMA Access Guide online and download or print individual BMA maps at fwp.mt.gov/BMA....

 
 By Courier Staff    Sports    August 4, 2021

Public Comment Sought on Fresno Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan

HAVRE– The process of developing the first Fresno Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan is nearing completion, and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a draft plan developed by FWP and a 9-member Advisory Committee. Comments...

 

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in Effect on all FWP Properties in Blaine County

GLASGOW- In response to dry, warm weather that could increase the danger of human-caused wildfires, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks fishing access sites and wildlife management areas will be under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Blaine County starting...

 

FWP Hires Drew Henry as Region 6 Supervisor

 FOR THE COURIER   GLASGOW- Drew Henry was hired as the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 regional supervisor in northeast Montana, based out of the regional headquarters in Glasgow. Drew replaced Mark Sullivan, who recently retired after...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 12, 2021

Resounding Thumbs Down

Ranchers, farmers, irrigators and Native Americans have given a resounding thumbs down to a planned increase, then reduction, in water flow next year from Fort Peck Dam. The augmented flows are meant to stimulate the natural spawning cycle of the...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 21, 2021

Finding Equilibrium

Trying to find a balance between the livelihood of farmers and an ancient fish on the verge of extinction is not an exact science, but a best guess based on available data. Area farmers are worried ab...

 

McKean Ousted From FWP Commission Warns Against Politicization of Wildlife Management

The Montana Senate voted on party lines to reject the appointment of Andrew McKean of Valley County to the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission on Feb. 19. The vote to reject McKean passed 31 to 18...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    March 18, 2020

Region 6 FWP Offices Are Open…With Some Conditions

Rest assured, Region 6 Fish, Wildlife and Parks offices are open! However, due to the “social distancing” measures that are being taken, please expect to abide by the following: If you can, please use the internet to buy your licenses and apply... Full story

 

Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council Meeting Jan. 17

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center in Fort Peck. The meeting is open to the public and will include wildlife,... Full story

 

Region 6 Hunting Season Proposals For 2020-2021 To Be Discussed At Four Meetings across Northeast Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold four public meetings in northeast Montana in January to gather comments on proposed hunting seasons and rules for the next two years. Interested hunters are encouraged to attend these meetings to hear the... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

For September and October, the Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open during the month of October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Powerhouse tours... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    August 14, 2019

Public Comment Sought on Tentative Fishing Regulations

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 will host two open houses to seek public comment on the proposed changes to the fishing regulations that will go into effect in 2020 and be in place through 2024. Meeting location and dates are: · Glasgow... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    June 5, 2019

"A Swift Night"

Come join us for "A Swift Night" – chimney swifts, that is – on Thursday, June 6, at the FWP Region 6 headquarters in Glasgow. During this event, hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and...

 

Ice Fishing Season is Beginning

It’s that time of year when ice anglers will be heading out to Montana's waters for the ice fishing season. Ice fishing is a great winter activity that the entire family can enjoy. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reminds anglers that safety...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 19 FINAL HUMP DAY OF 2018. Free Hearing Clinic – 334 W Court St., Glasgow. By... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 12 5 p.m.- Opheim Regular Board Meeting at Opheim School. 5:30 p.m. -Christ Ser... Full story

 

FWP Advisory Council Meets Sept. 20

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Fort Peck Multispecies Fish Hatchery in Fort Peck. The meeting is open to the public and will include... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    August 1, 2018

FWP to Host a NE MT Fishing Tour

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is organizing a Northeast Montana Fishing Tour for the public. Participants, both young and old, are welcome to come out and enjoy a few hours of fishing and...

 
 By Ron Garwood    Opinion    April 18, 2018

APR's Request to BLM

Dear Editor, My name is Ron Garwood, I am a 17 year supervisor of the Valley County Conservation District from Nashua. I am also a member of the FWP’s CAC from region 6. I have been hunting since 1957 on private CMR (Fort Peck Game Range) state lan...

 

FWP Offering Incentives

The cold, snowy, and lingering winter we’ve had across the state has many citizens concerned about game birds such as pheasants, grouse, and partridge. Although these species are well adapted to make it through even tough winters, there is... Full story

 

Some Region 6 Block Management Areas Open For 2018 Spring Turkey Season

Montana FWP and participating land owners will open some Block Management Areas (BMAs) for spring turkey hunting along the Milk River and one area south of Zortman. Twelve areas will be open for the spring turkey season, beginning April 14, and... Full story

 

Hunter Education Classes Offered

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for many areas across Region 6. All hunter education classes are free of charge.  Many classes are being held prior to the March 15 application deadline for special... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 18, 2017

Wardens Seeking Information on Massacre in McCone County

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking any information regarding multiple mule deer killed in McCone County in the evening hours of Sat., Oct. 14. At least eight deer were found,... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    October 4, 2017

Free Youth Outdoor Skills Event Scheduled

MARC KLOKER FOR THE COURIER A free youth outdoor skills event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Glasgow Trap Club. The event is organized and funded by donations and volunteers from Montana... Full story

 

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