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Murphy Lake Closed to Boating due to Fire Suppression Activities


Murphy Lake in its entirety, south of Eureka, in Lincoln County, is being closed to all boating, motorized and non-motorized and all recreation until further notice. The closure is necessary to protect the safety of public and Chinook helicopter pilots while dipping to collect water to fight wild fires on Mount Marston and Mount Barnaby

(Region 1 - Enforcement )

Utah Man Charged in Multiple Hunting Violations Across Three Counties


Christopher N. Brittain (33) of Utah was charged and has pleaded guilty to three counts of hunting without a license, three counts of unlawful possession and transportation of a game animal, two counts of failure to obtain landowner permission to hunt, two counts of waste of a game animal, and one count of hunting or killing over the limit.

(Region 6 - Enforcement )

Turn In Poachers - Call 1-800-Tip-Mont


The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks toll-free hotline for reporting wildlife poaching, property damage, and violations of fish and game laws is in operation 24 hours a day.

(Headquarters - Enforcement )

Black bears break into Red Lodge area homes, vehicles


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is investigating a number of incidents in which black bears have broken into homes and cars in the Red Lodge area during the past few days.

(Region 5 - Enforcement )

Restaurant Owner Involved in Illegal Purchase of Game Animals


More than a year after an investigation began into a West Yellowstone restaurant owner’s illegal purchase of game fish and game animal parts, a Gallatin County justice of the peace moved Wednesday to resolve this portion of the case.

(Region 3 - Enforcement )

FWP Looking for Information on Moose Poaching


FWP Game Wardens are investigating a poached bull moose shot and left alongside the Orchard Ridge Road near Foys Canyon. FWP is looking for any information on this illegal activity. Anyone with information please call 1-800-TIP-MONT. Callers may remain anonymous and may be offered a TIP-MONT reward. Callers may also contact FWP Game Warden Weston Oedekoven at 406-270-4220.

(Region 1 - Enforcement )


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