By order of the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission, the daily and possession bag limits have been removed effective immediately through Oct. 1, 2009 for Clayton, Margaret, George, Woodward, Pyramid, and Pilgrim lakes in the South Fork Flathead drainage including within 100 yards of the lakes for inlet and outlet streams. (Region 1 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, is seeking public comment for a project for Lake Mary Ronan State Park for the purpose of constructing approximately 1.75 miles of hiking trails. (Region 1 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Jared Bain of Kalispell was ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution from Lake Count Justice of the Peace Chuck Wall for the unlawful killing of a grizzly bear. In addition to the restitution he was fined $2,000 of which $1500 was suspended for shooting the bear during a closed season, fined $1000 of which $500 was suspended for the unlawful possession of the claws, sentenced to 180 days in jail all suspended and lost his hunting, fishing and trapping privileges for 12 months. (Region 1 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will offer a boating education class on Thursday evening, July 16 at 6:30 p.m., at the Seeley Lake Ranger District office in Seeley Lake, 3583 Highway 83. (Region 2 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, has completed an environmental assessment (EA) for the rehabilitation of Upper and Lower Blossom Lakes and Blossom Creek to a native fish community by removing nonnative brook trout through piscicide application and subsequent restocking with native westslope cutthroat trout. (Region 1 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana’s state parks, fishing access sites, and wildlife management areas are a recreation paradise for residents and visitors alike. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourages all visitors to enjoy these outstanding resources during the upcoming July 4th holiday, but leave the fireworks at home. (Region 3 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks seeks public comments on two draft environmental assessments for proposed improvements at Lewis and Clark Caverns and Black Sandy State Parks. (Region 3 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks seeks public comments on a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to conduct a fish community inventory of the upper Shields River
watershed and determine the current distribution of Yellowstone cutthroat trout.
(Region 3 - Headlines - 06/30/2009)
Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet July 7-8 at the FWP Helena Headquarters, 1420 East 6th Ave.
In a work session July 7 at 4 p.m. they will discuss a proposed right-of-way to the Tongue River Railroad Company over land occupied by FWP’s Miles City Fish Hatchery. FWP Commissioners will consider a final decision on the agreement the following day.
In the evening, the commissioners will meet informally at Spring Meadow State Park with the Upland Game Bird Council for a picnic.
(Headquarters - Headlines - 06/30/2009)