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FWP Commission Seeks Comment On Upland Game Bird Seasons

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking comment on tentatively approved upland game bird hunting seasons for the 2008-09 seasons. While other upland game bird seasons and bag limits would be the same as last season, the FWP Commission expressed concern that West Nile Virus apparently caused additional…


Outdoor Skills Workshop Offered This Summer

The 15th annual “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” workshop, sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, will be held July 11 – 13 at the Lubrecht Experimental Forest near Missoula. The hands-on workshop will offer opportunities to build a survival shelter, cast a fly rod, use a map and compass, learn to…


Lewistown To Receive Fwp Trail Of The Year Award

The Lewistown Rails to Trails system will receive Montana’s Trail of the Year award from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Governor Brian Schweitzer during a celebration of National Trails Day on June 7 in Lewistown. The Lewistown rails to trails conversion began December   2005 when the Burlington Northern Sante…


Floaters and Rafters Beware!

Montana’s annual spring high waters are flooding some rivers as snow pack in the mountains melts and spring rains continue in June. The resulting high waters,   especially on Montana’s western rivers, increase the risk of downing deaths for early season floaters.   “Spring took its time coming. Now higher temperatures…


FWP Commission Seeks Comment On Upland Game Bird Hunting Seasons

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking comment on tentatively approved upland game bird hunting seasons for the 2008-09 seasons. While other upland game bird seasons and bag limits would be the same as last season, the FWP Commission expressed concern that West Nile Virus apparently caused additional…


Flooding Forces Closure Of Fishing Access Sites And FWP Warns Boaters Of Hazardous Conditions

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials said today that flooding has forced the closure of 11 fishing access sites in the western portion of the state and made conditions hazardous on a number of rivers. Seven FASs on the Bitterroot River were closed Monday, May 19 including: Hannon Memorial, Wally…


Angler’s Urged To Get The Lead Out And Properly Dispose Of Fishing Line

Patti Sowka, director of the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, got the call on a recent Tuesday afternoon. A facility maintenance person found an ailing loon wrapped in fishing line near the Big Sandy fishing access site at Hauser Lake.   Gerry Ryan, a Montana Wildlife Center volunteer,…


Fishing Derbies Planned

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on two fundraising fishing contests and one contest rescheduled for the open water season of 2008.   Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Here are the dates and locations of the fishing contests. Region 1…


Boat Validation Decals Needed

Attention boaters: new boat validation decals are needed before you launch your boat this year. The red validation decal obtained for motorboats, sailboats, or personal watercraft expired at the end of February and should be removed or covered. The new decal needed before launching boats this spring is green in…