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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Are Off-Highway Vehicles And Hunting Compatible?

The Montana Hunter Behavior Advisory Council reported ten years ago that motor vehicle use during hunting, including off-highway vehicles, is creating serious problems. Today the situation is magnified, as growing numbers of hunters use OHVs. “An estimated 30,000 hunters used OHVs during Montana’s 2007 hunting season,” said Ray Paige, Montana…


Montana Hunters Are Asked To Report Signs Of Wolves

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks requests that hunters report any sightings or signs of wolves.  A gray wolf is, on average 2.5 feet tall; 5-6 feet long; 70-120 pounds with a broad snout, round ears and fur ranging from gray, black or tan to white. FWP must prepare annual reports…


Montana FWP Block Management Region Contacts

Hunters interested in obtaining access to more than eight million acres of private lands enrolled in FWP’s Block Management Program may contact the regional FWP office in the area where they plan to hunt, or check the “Hunting” pages on the FWP web site at fwp.mt.gov . Gaining access to…


Montana FWP Seeks Comment On Grant Applications For 2009 Trails Grants

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on 61 applications competing for about $1 million in grants for trail maintenance and development work. Montana’s Recreational Trails Program, administered by FWP, provides grants to   cities, counties, state and federal agencies and private associations.  Recreational Trails Program funds can be…


Montana FWP Seeks Comment On Off Highway Vehicle Program Grants For 2009

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment from individuals, cities, counties, state and federal agencies and private associations on 11 applications for the Montana Off Highway Vehicle Program grant funding.   About $160,000 is available in 2009 for these grants. FWP manages the annual grant program, administering funds appropriated by…


New Mexico Weekly Fishing Report – 8/19/2008

Lake levels — Click here for the latest water storage reports from New Mexico reservoirs. This week’s stocking report August 19, 2008 This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake…


New State Record Bluegill In Wyoming

CHEYENNE – One of Wyoming’s long-standing fish records was broken last month with the catch of a new state record bluegill, besting a record that has stood for 20 years. Wheatland angler Rod Horsley caught the record 1.92 lb. fish on a fly rod from a stock pond near Lusk…


Little Camas Reservoir Opens to Fish Salvage

The Little Camas Reservoir in Elmore County will be dry or nearly dry by late summer, and fish in the reservoir will have a high likelihood of dying as water levels drop. For these reasons, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game opened the reservoir to salvage of fish. “We…


Ask Idaho Fish and Game: Powerbelt Bullets

Question. I’m confused about whether the pure lead series of Powerbelt bullets is legal in muzzleloader-only big game hunts. Can you clarify this? Answer. The current Idaho equipment rules for muzzleloader-only big game hunts require that the weapon be “loaded only with a patched round ball or conical non-jacketed projectile…


Regulations For ATV’s, UTV”s, Motorcycles Clarified in Idaho

The growing popularity of a new generation of four-wheel-drive off-highway vehicle, known as utility type vehicle – or UTV – has raised questions and concerns about off-highway vehicle use on public lands in Idaho. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and Fish and Game recognize the growing popularity of…