There will be a Kids Fishing Day at the Shady Lane Family Fishing Pond in Kalispell on June 3rd from 9 am to noon. The event is sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Sportsman and Ski Haus and the Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country.
There will be a Kids Fishing Day at the Shady Lane Family Fishing Pond in Kalispell on June 3rd from 9 am to noon. The event is sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Sportsman and Ski Haus and the Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country. (Region 1 - Headlines - 05/31/2006)
Two grizzly cubs of the year were killed May 25 on the Burlington Northern tracks just east of the Continental Divide at Marias Pass on the southern edge of Glacier Park. (Region 4 - Headlines - 05/31/2006)
Wolves that become increasingly bold or familiar over time, or ones that begin closing the distance they keep from humans, should be reported to the nearest FWP regional office. Despite being federally protected, the Endangered Species Act contains a provision that anyone can kill a wolf in self-defense, or in defense of others, when there is imminent danger. Report any close encounters to FWP within 24 hours. (Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife - 05/26/2006)
Wolves are an established species on the Montana landscape, but not all gray wolves are the same in the eyes of the law. Though the state manages wolves, wolves also continue to be federally protected under the Endangered Species Act. Different federal regulations apply in the northern and southern portions of Montana when resolving human safety and livestock issues. (Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife - 05/26/2006)
Warm water fishing enthusiasts range from retirees fishing the state's reservoirs for walleye and northern pike, to youngsters angling for crappie or perch from the shores of a community pond. Now these anglers, their friends and relatives, can support projects that improve Montana’s warm water fisheries and habitats by contributing to the Warm Water Fisheries and Habitat Enhancement Fund. (Headquarters - Fishing - 05/26/2006)
With the opening of the general stream-fishing season on Saturday, May 20, it is time to organize your tackle box and crack open an important book—the new 2006 Fishing Regulations. "A quick review of the first 14 pages of the regulations provides an important refresher for every angler," says FWP Fisheries Operations Bureau Chief Karen Zackheim. (Headquarters - Fishing - 05/26/2006)
Montana's fisheries managers say some fish are lost during catch and release fishing due to the way the angler handles the fish and for how long, the type of fishing gear used, whether the fish is removed from the water or not, and the water temperature. (Headquarters - Fishing - 05/26/2006)