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Female Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 313 & 316

Tue Dec 16 11:12:00 MST 2014

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 313 and 316, including portions of Park, Carbon and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Pneumonia Detected in Gardiner Area Bighorn Sheep

Mon Dec 15 16:08:45 MST 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is responding to a pneumonia outbreak in the Upper Yellowstone bighorn sheep herd near Gardiner. In the past two weeks, FWP staff members have collected ten dead bighorn sheep – a mix of rams, lambs, and one adult ewe.

(Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife)

Female Mountain Lion To Close Several HD's In Regions 2 & 3

Mon Dec 15 08:02:00 MST 2014

The hunting of female mountain lions in several Montana hunting districts in Regions 2 & 3 will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, Dec. 15, and Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014:

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

FWP Seeks Comment On Commercial Bait-Seining Waters

Fri Dec 12 14:30:00 MST 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposed rule that would adjust the list of waters where commercial bait seining is allowed in Montana.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

R3 FWP Legislative Open House Set for Dec. 15

Fri Dec 12 10:05:09 MST 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold an open house on Monday, Dec. 15 in Bozeman giving staff and regional Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) members the opportunity to meet with southwest Montana legislators.

(Region 3 - Councils & Committees)

FWP Warden Seeking Information on Seven Whitetail Bucks Shot and Wasted West of Trout Creek

Thu Dec 11 16:21:12 MST 2014

Thompson Falls area Game Warden Troy Hinck responded to a report of seven wasted whitetail bucks west of Trout Creek. The people involved cut off the antlers and wasted the majority of the animals. Anyone with information about this incident can call Warden Hinck at 240-2271. Callers can also anonymously report information to 1-800-TIP-MONT. Callers who provide information leading to a conviction may be eligible for a reward.

(Region 1 - Enforcement)

Deer Harvest Slightly Higher than Last Year in Northwest Montana as Season Ends

Thu Dec 11 16:19:40 MST 2014

At the six northwest Montana check stations, whitetail deer harvest finished slightly ahead of last year’s totals as the season wrapped up on Sunday. At the six northwest Montana check stations through the end of the season on Sunday, November 30, a total of 16,708 hunters checked 1,138 white-tailed deer ( 988 of these were bucks), 139 mule deer, and 50 elk for a 7.9 percent rate of hunters with game. This is slightly higher than the 7.1 percent of hunters with game last year. The number of hunters in northwest Montana was down nine percent as compared to last year’s total. The counts at the six northwest Montana check stations represent a sampling of the harvest and do not represent the complete number of animals taken. Details of total harvest for each hunting district will be known after telephone hunter surveys are completed this winter.

(Region 1 - Hunting)

Proposed Repeal of McLean Game Preserve near Conrad

Thu Dec 11 15:14:00 MST 2014

Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on a proposal to repeal the Mclean Game Preserve about five miles west of Conrad.

(Region 4 - Commission)

 

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