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Fox Lake Wildlife Management Area Dry, No Opportunity for Waterfowl


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are letting hunters know that the Fox Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is currently dry and will offer no opportunity for waterfowl hunting this coming season. There will also be restricted access in the WMA, but some hunting opportunity is available for other species.

(Region 6 - Hunting )

Bass Tournament at Hell Creek Cancelled, Rescheduled for October


The Eastern Montana Bass Association tournament that was scheduled for Sept. 24-25, 2016 on Ft Peck Reservoir was changed due to heavy wind and rain on the date of the event. The rescheduled date for the tournament, based out of Hell Creek Marina, is Oct. 15-16, 2016.

(Region 6 - Fishing )

Upland Game Bird Council to meet in Plentywood


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to invite the public to attend a meeting with the Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program (UGBEP) Advisory Council in Plentywood on Oct. 3 and 4. The Council will meet to review habitat enhancement activities that occurred during the 2016 field season.

(Region 6 - Hunting )

Two Recent Grizzly Incidents; Archers Reminded to Stay Alert


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is urging archery hunters to stay alert for bears, to know what to do in the case of an encounter, and remember that all of southwest Montana is bear country. Two weekend incidents involving grizzly bears drive this message home.

(Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife )

Two Grizzly Bears Captured and Re-located


An adult male grizzly bear and a sub adult female grizzly bear were captured on September 21st in northwest Montana. Both bears were fitted with GPS radio collars and released into the North Fork of the Flathead drainage.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife )

Wolf Season Closed In WMU 316


The hunting or trapping of all wolves in Montana Wolf Management 316, which include portions of Carbon, Sweet Grass, and Park Counties, closed Sunday, September 25, 2016 at one half-hour after sunset.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings )

Region 3 Seeks Applicants for Citizens Advisory Committee


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants to fill several volunteer positions on the Region 3 Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC). FWP is interested in selecting members from a pool of candidates who represent a variety of interests and communities within the region. Terms will begin in 2017.

(Region 3 - Councils & Committees News )


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