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Hunter Education Classes Scheduled For Columbia Falls, Libby, Whitefish, And Bigfork

Mon Jan 31 15:56:00 MST 2011

Spring Hunter Education Classes have been scheduled for Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Bigfork, and Libby in northwest Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge and open to hunters and non-hunters alike. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana. The minimum age for hunting in Montana is 12 (11-year olds who turn 12 by January 16 of the license year can qualify, see regulations). A parent or guardian must accompany students under 18 to sign the registration form.

(Region 1 - Education)

Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Hunting District 340

Mon Jan 31 12:54:00 MST 2011

The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 340, which include portions of Beaverhead, Madison, Jefferson and Silver Bow counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Female Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 404, 421, 444 & 450

Mon Jan 31 12:50:00 MST 2011

The hunting of female mountain lions in Montana hunting districts 404, 421, 444 and 450, which include portions of Teton, Pondera, Chouteau, Cascade, Lewis & Clark, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Region 7 Hunter Ed & Bow Ed Class Schedule

Mon Jan 31 10:53:00 MST 2011

Spring and summer Hunter Ed and Bow Ed classes are starting to be schedule for various locations in Region 7. See attached schedule for complete information.

(Region 7 - Education)


Mon Jan 31 08:03:00 MST 2011

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is again offering students currently attending a university or college an opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study by serving as interns for the agency.

(Region 7 - Inside FWP)

Better Than The Prize In A Box Of Cracker Jacks

Fri Jan 28 15:39:00 MST 2011

Remember how much fun it used to be to find the prize in a box of Cracker Jacks? Catching a fish with a fish tag may be even more fun—some of these tags, when reported to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, are returned with cash rewards, a report on the fish tagged, and even temporary fish tattoos.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

FWP Calls On Anglers To Protect Montana's Waters

Fri Jan 28 14:56:00 MST 2011

Montana's fishing regulations restrict anglers from importing live bait fish into Montana. It is also illegal to release live bait fish of any kind into Montana waters.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

At Tax Time Remember Your Favorite Watchable Wildlife

Fri Jan 28 14:31:00 MST 2011

The annual nongame income tax check-off fund, marked by the flying eagle on Montana’s tax-return forms, helps Montana's wild creatures and is a convenient way to snag a last-minute tax benefit.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Contests Approved For 2011 Open Water Derbies

Fri Jan 28 14:08:00 MST 2011

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has approved the following open water fishing contests for 2011. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits.

(Headquarters - Fishing)


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