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Bird Hunters Need to be Bear Aware

08/24/2016

Upland bird hunting begins Sept. 1 and hunters along the Rocky Mountain Front, especially in riparian areas, need to be aware they are in bear country.

(Region 4 - Hunting )

Block Management: Behind the Scenes of Region 7's Huge Access Program

08/23/2016

Telephones at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 headquarters were ringing off the hook Monday morning, with sportsmen and women looking to secure reservations on Block Management Areas. It was the first day people could get contact information for landowners participating in the region’s Block Management Program and line up dates to hunt this fall.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Black bear hunters must keep the meat

08/22/2016

Bear meat, or the meat from any other big game animal, cannot be wasted, or allowed in any way to become unfit for human consumption, unless it is infected with trichinella.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Big game forecast 2016: A look into what hunters can expect around the region

08/22/2016

As summer begins to wind down, hunting season in Montana is about to heat up. Taking to the woods with rifle or bow in hand is a hallowed tradition in our state. Secret spots are held sacred -- passed down from father or mother to daughter or son only in whispers or, better yet, the experience of a long day afield. And while we can’t give you any insight into a new secret spot, we can give you a good idea of what animal populations are like across the state, recognizing of course the value of a day spent hunting Montana’s most majestic wildlife is never directed by population estimates alone.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Black bear season license purchase deadline

08/15/2016

Hunters may purchase a license at all FWP offices, FWP license providers, or online at fwp.mt.gov, under Online Services until Aug. 31. After that date there is a 24-hour wait on the use of bear hunting licenses.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Black bear hunters must keep the meat

08/15/2016

Bear meat, or the meat from any other big game animal, cannot be wasted, or allowed in any way to become unfit for human consumption, unless it is infected with trichinella.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Know your bull

08/15/2016

With elk archery season opening Sept. 3, and the backcountry general elk season set to open Sept. 15, elk hunters need to know their bull elk. Here is a quick primer:

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Wolf hunting basics

08/15/2016

Archery hunters will have the opportunity to pursue wolves throughout Montana beginning Sept. 3. The general season will follow Sept. 15. Trapping gets underway Dec. 15.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Antelope 900 series archery season underway

08/15/2016

Many archery antelope hunters will be afield beginning Aug. 15 with a 900 series license to archery hunt antelope of either sex in any hunting district starting with a 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Hunters must expect to see bears

08/15/2016

With Montana's upland game bird season opening Sept.1—and the bow hunting season set to open Sept. 3—remember that slow moving, quiet and camouflaged hunters will soon be sharing the landscape with the state's even stealthier bears that may be stalking similar prey.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

 

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