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Prairie Ponds in Southeastern Montana

04/30/2010

Fish, Wildlife and Parks recently sampled several southeastern Montana prairie ponds. Several of the ponds have very low water levels and fish populations are either low or have winter killed in several locations. Winter conditions the last two years has produced little run-off and prolonged snow cover on the ice surface of the ponds. Under these winter conditions aquatic vegetation dies and decomposition follows which consumes oxygen in the water. This creates oxygen starved water which does not support

(Region 7 - Fishing)

New Law Increases Penalties For Vandalism At State Parks, Fishing Access Sites

04/30/2010

A new state law passed in 2009 increases the penalty for some vandalism at Montana State Parks and fishing access sites. Under the new law, those convicted of vandalizing FWP property are required to forfeit their current hunting and fishing licenses and give up their hunting and fishing privileges for two years, in addition to any fines and restitution ordered by the courts.

(Region 1 - Headlines)

Wardens seek information in poaching case

04/30/2010

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking information about two pregnant cow elk that were shot in the Boulder River drainage south of Big Timber last week.

(Region 5 - Headlines)

Vandalism now carries larger penalty

04/29/2010

A new state law increases the penalty for some vandalism, like that which has occurred at several south central Montana fishing access sites during recent weeks.

(Region 5 - Headlines)

FWP Seeks Input on Proposed Rule Changes for Beaverhead and Big Hole Rivers

04/29/2010

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments on proposed changes to the Beaverhead and Big Hole river recreation rules. The rules have been in place since 1999 and regulate float outfitting, non-resident float fishing, and watercraft launches on these popular rivers.

(Region 3 - Headlines)

FWP Seeks Input on Proposed Rule Changes for Beaverhead and Big Hole Rivers

04/29/2010

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments on proposed changes to the Beaverhead and Big Hole river recreation rules. The rules have been in place since 1999 and regulate float outfitting, non-resident float fishing, and watercraft launches on these popular rivers.   In March, the FWP Commission requested public comment on the effectiveness of the current rules.

(Headquarters - Recreation)

 

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