The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking comment though June 23 on some upcoming hunting seasons and additional proposals related to sage grouse and wolves. (Headquarters - Commission - 05/29/2014)
Those who have had to give up and return to shore due to poor boating conditions know it can be a tough decision. The combination of high water and high expectations can be deadly when it turns out that the conditions are too extreme for safe boating (Region 7 - Fishing - 05/29/2014)
Flood conditions forced additional closures and restrictions at Fishing Access Sites (FASs) along the Bitterroot and Clark Fork Rivers and in the Blackfoot Valley this week. (Region 2 - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - 05/27/2014)
The hunting of all black bears in the Bear Management Unit 520, which include portions of Park, Sweet Grass, Stillwater and Carbon counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - 05/27/2014)
Paddlefish Harvest season will close at Intake Fishing Access Site and in the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam effective Friday, May 23, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.
(Region 7 - Fishing - 05/22/2014)
The campground at River Junction Fishing Access Site, located along the Blackfoot river near Ovando, will be limited to two campsites beginning May 28 while the site is under construction. Boat access will remain open. (Region 2 - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - 05/22/2014)
Rising waters have prompted emergency closures of two FWP Fishing Access Sites (FAS) on the Flathead River. Both sites are flooding and creating public safety concerns. Access requires crossing flood water to reach the designated river access points. These sites have been closed in the past due to flooding. The two sites are the east side of the Old Steel Bridge FAS and Kokanee Bend FAS. Both are located in Flathead County. (Region 1 - Fishing - 05/22/2014)