FWP hires new warden in the Glasgow area
September 15, 2021
FOR THE COURIER
GLASGOW- Hunters and anglers out in the field this fall may see a new friendly face. Wyatt Pickens was recently hired as the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks field warden in Glasgow. Pickens will be covering Valley County and sharing working the Breaks districts (631 and 632), Fort Peck Reservoir, and the Missouri River with Warden John Huberty.
Pickens, originally from Colorado, holds a bachelor's degree in Fish and Wildlife Management from MSU-Bozeman, where he was a Warden Trainee during his senior year. Prior to being hired in Glasgow, Pickens was the area warden in Forsyth for two years, serving Rosebud and Treasure counties, along with the Custer National Forest. In addition, he also worked as a Traveling Wild angler educator and was a communication and education intern in Region 6 for one summer.
"I'm excited to be working and living in northeast Montana," said Pickens. "I spent a summer here as an intern, and really liked the area, people, and outdoor opportunities. I look forward to being engaged with the hunters, anglers, and other outdoor recreationists in northeast Montana."
Pickens enjoys big game hunting and fishing, and partners in upland bird and waterfowl hunting with his Chesapeake Bay retriever, Pancho.
To contact Warden Pickens, call his cell phone at 406-263-0067 or email [email protected].
Pickens joins a full team of wardens in Region 6, including:
Brady Murphy, field warden, Havre area 406-230-0811
Andy Matakis, warden sergeant, Havre 406-262-2407
Shane Reno, warden captain, Havre 406-262-3113
Haden Hussey, field warden, Chinook area 406-942-2191
Dirk Paulsen, warden investigator, Chinook 406-230-2277
Ben Morin, field warden, east Malta 406-654-7630
Chase Sanderson, field warden, west Malta 406-263-0620
Todd Tryan, warden sergeant, Glasgow 406-557-7166
John Huberty, field warden, Fort Peck area 406-263-0068
Wyatt Pickens, field warden, Glasgow area 406-853-7800
Ryan Linder, field warden, Flaxville area 406-263-0660
Report violations- please report any hunting and fishing, trespassing, vandalism, or other criminal activity you see to 1-800-TIP-MONT (1-800-847-6668). The 1-800-TIP-MONT program is a toll-free number where one can report violations of fish, wildlife or park regulations and dispatch will get in touch with the warden your area. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for providing information that leads to a conviction.