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Female Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 321, 332 & 334

12/02/2016

The hunting of all female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 321, 332 & 334 which include portions of Beaverhead, Silver Bow, and Deer Lodge counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

R3 Citizens' Advisory Committee to Meet Tuesday

12/02/2016

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 3 Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet in Bozeman on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the FWP Regional Office (1400 S. 19th Ave.) from 6–8 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

(Region 3 - Councils & Committees News)

General season trend of more hunters, more deer continues

11/30/2016

Cooler temperatures held off until after Sunday’s close of the general deer and elk season, but the trend of more hunters and more deer coming through Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 check stations continued through the final weekend.

(Region 7 - Hunting)

Governor Bullock Forms Rapid Response Team to Address Aquatic Invasive Species

11/30/2016

Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order today declaring a statewide natural resource emergency for Montana water bodies due to the detection of the larvae of invasive aquatic mussels at Tiber Reservoir and suspected detections at Canyon Ferry Reservoir and the Milk and Missouri rivers.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

FWP Citizen Advisory Committee Meets on November 30

11/29/2016

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Citizen Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 30 (Public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) at the Region One FWP Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Gary Wolfe of Missoula will give an update and northwest Montana legislators have been invited to discuss FWP issues. FWP officials from Helena will attend and give an update on legislation and FWP operations.

(Region 1 - Councils & Committees News)

General big game season ends, shoulder seasons remain in many hunting districts

11/29/2016

Despite mild weather throughout November, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will not extend the 2016 big game general season, still 41 hunting districts have shoulder season that allow antlerless elk hunting, largely on private land, through December, and in several instances, into the new year.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

FWP Citizen Advisory Committee Meets on November 30

11/29/2016

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Citizen Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 30 (Public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) at the Region One FWP Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Gary Wolfe of Missoula will give an update and northwest Montana legislators have been invited to discuss FWP issues. FWP officials from Helena will attend and give an update on legislation and FWP operations.

(Region 1 - Education)

Deer Harvest Numbers Solid in Northwest Montana as Season Ends

11/29/2016

Northwest Montana hunters wrapped up another successful big game season on Sunday. At the six northwest Montana check stations through the end of the season on Sunday, November 27, a total of 17,656 hunters checked 1,494 white-tailed deer ( 1,069 of these were bucks), 146 mule deer, and 72 elk for an 9.7 percent rate of hunters with game. This is slightly higher than the 8.2 percent of hunters with game last year. The number of hunters passing through check stations in northwest Montana was down four percent.

(Region 1 - Hunting)

2016 general hunting season ends; shoulder seasons next up in south central Montana

11/28/2016

The 2016 big-game general hunting season closed over the weekend much like every other weekend during year – with mild weather that made for comfortable, but challenging, conditions. Temperatures generally were above what is expected for November in south central Montana and most areas – particularly the southern reaches of the region, were just breezy. Statistics gathered at four Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks check stations were a mixed bag with hunter numbers and the number of deer and elk harvested varying widely, depending on the area.

(Region 5 - Hunting)

 

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