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Hunter Harvest Trickles In Across Western Montana

Mon Oct 31 11:52:00 MDT 2011

West-central Montana check station totals were slow but steady for the first week of rifle season and showed a below average harvest for deer, alongside an above average elk harvest.

(Region 2 - Hunting)

All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 530 And 590

Mon Oct 31 08:55:00 MDT 2011

The hunting of all mountain lions in Montana hunting districts 530 and 590, in portions of Fergus, Golden Valley, Musselshell, Petroleum, Big Horn and Yellowstone counties, closed at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, October 28, 2011.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Archery Working Group To Meet In Lewistown

Fri Oct 28 11:30:00 MDT 2011

A Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks workgroup aiming to reach consensus on recommendations for elk archery hunting regulation proposals will meet in Lewistown Nov. 4.

(Headquarters - Councils & Committees News)

Beaver Lake Fishing Access Site Boat Ramp Closed Because of Eurasian Watermilfoil Discovery

Tue Oct 25 10:15:00 MDT 2011

Eurasian Watermilfoil was found in Beaver Lake north of Whitefish last week. The Montana Department of Agriculture and Flathead County requested a closure of the boat ramp at the Fishing Access Site, where a patch of the milfoil was found. The closure is necessary to prevent the potential spread of the invasive weed around Beaver Lake and to other lakes in the area.

(Region 1 - Fishing)

Deer, Elk Harvest Down On Opening Weekend In Northwest Montana

Mon Oct 24 13:03:00 MDT 2011

Hunters took to the field Saturday and Sunday across northwest Montana for the opening weekend of the general deer and elk season. At the six northwest Montana check stations, a total of 3,174 hunters checked 114 white-tailed deer, 14 mule deer, and 22 elk for a 4.7 percent rate of hunters with game.

(Region 1 - Hunting)

Spiders For Preschool Kids

Mon Oct 24 09:29:00 MDT 2011

The Montana Wild Outdoor Learning Center in Helena is offering preschool age children a class on spiders this Halloween, Oct. 31 from 10-11 a.m. The center is at 2668 Broadwater Ave. on the south side of Spring Meadow Lake.

(Region 3 - Education)

What Hunters And Others May Not Know About Wolves

Fri Oct 21 11:12:00 MDT 2011

Even with more than 560 wolves in Montana and more than 1,600 in the northern Rocky Mountain States of Montana, Idaho and Wyoming, many Montanans have yet to see a wolf.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Hunters Can Help Montana's Wolf Management Efforts

Fri Oct 21 10:50:00 MDT 2011

Saturday begins one of the most anxiously awaited seasons in Montana—the opening of general big game hunting for elk and deer. It’s a cultural tradition that bonds neighbor to neighbor, father to daughter, grandmother to grandson—and one that is especially important in Montana.

(Headquarters - Headlines)


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