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Trout Numbers Remain High in Missouri River


Missouri River trout surveys indicate rainbow numbers remain above the long-term average and brown trout numbers are near average between Holter Dam and the town of Cascade, said a state fisheries biologist.

(Region 4 - Fishing)

Area Hunter Ed & Bow Ed Instructors Receive Awards


At a recent workshop held in Miles City, a group of men and women from around the region were recognized for their years of dedication as instructors for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Hunter and Bow Hunter Education programs.

(Region 7 - Education)

Hunter Education Classes Scheduled For Eureka, Troy, Whitefish, and Bigfork


Spring Hunter Education Classes have been scheduled for some communities in northwest Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana. A student must be at least 10 years old to take the course.

(Region 1 - Education)

Important Conservation Project Completed on North Shore of Flathead Lake


An important conservation project protecting 77 acres along the north shore of Flathead Lake was completed today. This conservation project helps protect the fragile water quality of Flathead Lake and adds to the protection of land used by tens of thousands of migratory birds as an important refueling stop each spring on their long journey from wintering grounds in Mexico to their breeding grounds in Canada. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) purchased this property with funding from the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Grant program in conjunction with a 25% below market sale from the seller.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife)

Hunting Regulations Considered at the February 11 Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting will Include Archery Only Area


The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet in Helena on Thursday February 11 to consider and adopt hunting regulations for the 2016/2017 seasons. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. and will feature a live video feed to all seven FWP Regions. Hunters are encouraged to attend the Kalispell video conference at the FWP headquarters on North Meridian Road.

(Region 1 - Hunting)


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