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When we left off last week, I was headed home to rest up for another day in the field. Before I collapsed into bed to prepare for a 5 a.m. wakeup call on Friday, I spent some time visiting with...

 

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks News

Winter Weather Has Antelope Moving Motorists encouraged to be cautious along roadways GLASGOW – Although the pronghorn (commonly known as antelope) hunting season is over, they are still on the move...

 

Youth pheasant and waterfowl weekend kick-off event scheduled in Glasgow

A free youth pheasant and waterfowl weekend kick-off event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Glasgow Trap Club for any youth aged 10 and older. Parents or other mentors planning to hunt with the youth are expected to...

 

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to host open house in Glasgow on Sept. 20 on fishing regs proposals

GLASGOW – In the coming weeks, anglers will have several opportunities to comment on fishing regulation proposals for the 2023/24 regulation booklet. FWP Region 6 will host a public meeting in Glasgow on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the FWP Headquarters...

 

Fort Peck Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan update beginning

FORT PECK – The 10-year fisheries management plan for Fort Peck Reservoir will expire in 2022, prompting Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to begin updating the plan for next 10 years. FWP is...

 
 By FWP    Outdoor News    March 9, 2022

Hunter education in-person class offered in Glasgow

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for Glasgow. An in-person classroom course runs March 21-24, and a field day on March 25. All hunter education classes are free of charge. In-person, instructor-led hunter...

 
 By FWP    Outdoor News    March 9, 2022

Christmas tree habitat structures being placed at Fort Peck Trout Pond

Glasgow-area Boy Scout Troop 861 and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks fisheries staff will be placing Christmas tree habitat structures at the Fort Peck Trout Pond in the coming weeks. Bundles of...

 
 By FWP    Outdoor News    March 2, 2022

FWP Gearing Up for a New Watercraft Inspection Station Season

HELENA – Several watercraft inspection stations begin operation in early March to check snowbird boat traffic returning from mussel positive areas such as Lake Mead and Havasu. Boat owners coming to Montana must have their vessel inspected for...

 

Hunting and fishing license year begins March 1

The 2022 license year opens March 1, which means that is the day you can buy new hunting and fishing licenses and begin applying for permits and special licenses. The deadline to apply for deer and elk permits is April 1. Applications for most specie...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission Approves 2022-23 Hunting Regulations

HELENA – At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved hunting regulations for the 2022 and 2023 hunting seasons with a significant focus on changes to elk hunting opportunities. All final regulations approved at the...

 

Valley Rifle-Pistol Club January Letter and Match Schedules

January 2022  Greetings Fellow Shooters: (1) Dues are still the same as last year, $20.00 for individual or $35.00 for a family. Dues can be paid at the firearms counter at D&G Sports and Western or mailed to VCRPC, P.O. Box 561, Glasgow, MT 59230....

 

Hi-Line Sportsmen Banquet is Feb. 19

Save the date and plan to attend the 6th annual conservation fundraising dinner hosted by the Hi-Line Sportsmen on Saturday evening, Feb. 19 at Glasgow’s St. Raphael’s Parish Center gymnasium. The “keep-it-local” conservation group will once...

 

Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarship applications available

High school seniors across Valley County are encouraged to check with their guidance counselors for information and applications for the annual Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarships. Multiple sizeable scholarships will be awarded at the...

 

Rocking a Hunter's Tan

"I just nerded out on the science." Chelsea Dodd, who holds a degree in chemistry, is a self-taught tanner in Glasgow trying to keep a dying art alive. Tanning is a relatively new hobby for the woman...

 

Holiday Venison Roast

Venison Roast - any cut ½ cup or 1 stick unsalted butter room temperature 5 cloves finely minced garlic 1 tablespoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes...

 

Hi-Line Hunt

Going into the Hi-Line Sportsmen's Hunter Mentoring Program, Andrew McKean asked which type of hunt I'd like to do. My selection was deer as it seemed to me to be a perfect entry level hunt. Then he...

 

Slow Cooker Venison Roast

Ingredients 3-4 lb venison roast 1 ½ tsp. Salt, divided 1 Tbsp high heat tolerant cooking fat (duck fat, avocado oil, clarified butter/ghee) 1 ½ cups venison stock or beef stock 2 Tbsp....

 

Hi-Line Hunt

Living in Valley County, a hub for hunters and outdoor activities, it can be easy to forget that not everyone ventures out with a rifle or shotgun to put food on their own table. I am one of those...

 

CWD sample numbers up from previous years

Montana FWP HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff is on pace to collect a record number of chronic wasting disease samples from deer, elk and moose this year.  Between July 1 and Nov. 12, FWP staff collected 3,147 CWD samples, of which...

 

Zoom open house to discuss hunting regulations changes in Region 6

MONTANA F.W.P. GLASGOW — For years FWP staff have heard Montana’s hunting regulations are too complex. This year we’re taking a new approach with our hunting regulations to make them simpler. We are asking for your help.   FWP regional st...

 

Youth only pheasant, waterfowl hunt to open

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Montana’s young hunters will have the state’s waterfowl and pheasants pretty much to themselves Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26. Licensed hunters ages 15 and under may hunt ducks, geese, coots, mergansers and...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission adopts regulations for muzzleloader season

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted regulations for Montana’s first traditional muzzleloader season at its meeting on Aug. 20. House Bill 242 was passed in the 2021 Legislative Session and established a nine-day...

 

Migratory bird hunters reminded of change to wanton waste of game statute

FOR THE COURIER The 2021 Migratory Bird Regulation booklets contain language on wanton waste of game that is no longer accurate. Because the regulations were printed before the Montana Legislature changed the statute, the information is outdated....

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission approves changes to elk should seasons

FOR THE COURIER The Fish and Wildlife Commission approved changes to elk shoulder seasons in several hunting districts at its meeting on Aug. 20. All changes apply to this coming hunting season. However, no early shoulder seasons were added. Elk...

 

FWP to auction confiscated antlers, hides and horns

FOR THE COURIER Antlers, horns, hides and skulls that were confiscated by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks enforcement will be auctioned on Sept. 25 at the National Auction House in Billings. Items include 50 big horn sheep skulls, 390-plus-inch bull...

 

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