Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Recent News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en SIDEBAR: Montana Law Regarding Transporting Live Fish http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_4047.html Anglers need to be aware of the laws regarding the transport of live fish, which varies by fishing district. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_4047.html 2014-07-23T18:05:00Z SIDEBAR: Montana Law Regarding Transporting Live Fish http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4181.html Anglers need to be aware of the laws regarding the transport of live fish, which varies by fishing district. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4181.html 2014-07-23T18:05:00Z SIDEBAR: Montana Law Regarding Transporting Live Fish http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0293.html Anglers need to be aware of the laws regarding the transport of live fish, which varies by fishing district. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0293.html 2014-07-23T18:05:00Z FWP Roadside Check Stations Find Illegal Live Fish In Boats http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_4046.html At least nine trailered boats checked recently at Montana's roadside watercraft inspection stations have been found to be transporting live fish, which is illegal in Montana's Western and Central Fishing Districts. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_4046.html 2014-07-23T18:03:00Z FWP Roadside Check Stations Find Illegal Live Fish In Boats http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4180.html At least nine trailered boats checked recently at Montana's roadside watercraft inspection stations have been found to be transporting live fish, which is illegal in Montana's Western and Central Fishing Districts. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4180.html 2014-07-23T18:03:00Z FWP Roadside Check Stations Find Illegal Live Fish In Boats http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0292.html At least nine trailered boats checked recently at Montana's roadside watercraft inspection stations have been found to be transporting live fish, which is illegal in Montana's Western and Central Fishing Districts. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0292.html 2014-07-23T18:03:00Z Private Land/Public Wildlife Council To Meet In Helena http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0099.html The Private Land/Public Wildlife Council will meet Aug. 4-5 in Helena at the Jorgenson’s Inn & Suites, located at 1714 11th Ave. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0099.html 2014-07-23T17:15:00Z Fall Turkey Applications Due July 31 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2121.html Permit application for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys in parts of Montana this fall are due July 31. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:12:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2121.html 2014-07-23T17:12:00Z Sandhill Crane Applications Due July 31 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2120.html Hunters interested in obtaining a special permit to hunt sandhill cranes in the Sweet Grass, Wheatland, Meagher and Golden Valley counties portion of the Central Flyway, as well as in four areas of western Montana in the Pacific Flyway, must apply by July 31. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:06:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2120.html 2014-07-23T17:06:00Z Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers Reopened http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/waterbodies/nr_0085.html The Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers near Missoula are now reopen after Missoula County health officials determined that the chemicals that spilled from a semi truck wreck into the Blackfoot river east of Bonner this morning are highly diluted and not hazardous. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:23:04 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/waterbodies/nr_0085.html 2014-07-22T22:23:04Z Campfires restricted at Yellowstone, Carbon county sites http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/publicLands/nr_0110.html — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires and restricted other fires at all fishing access sites and wildlife management areas in Yellowstone and Carbon counties. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:12:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/publicLands/nr_0110.html 2014-07-22T22:12:27Z Hunter Education Class Planned for Seeley Lake http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0457.html A hunter education course is planned for Seeley Lake in August. Interested students can register online now. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:12:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0457.html 2014-07-22T19:12:36Z Portions of Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers Closed Due to Chemical Spill http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/waterbodies/nr_0084.html State officials closed the Blackfoot River from Johnsrud Fishing Access Site to Kona Bridge on the Clark Fork River while crews work to contain and monitor the industrial soap making chemicals that spilled into the river this morning when a semi wrecked just east of Bonner. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:11:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/waterbodies/nr_0084.html 2014-07-22T19:11:18Z Reward offered for deer-poaching information http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/enforcement/nr_0191.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward of as much as $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of those who illegally killed two deer south of Roundup Sunday night. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:57:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/enforcement/nr_0191.html 2014-07-18T21:57:01Z Grizzly Relocated to Upper Gallatin After Livestock Kill http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_0672.html On Wednesday, July 16, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks relocated an 8-year-old male grizzly bear responsible for killing a young cow in the Red Lodge area Sunday to the Upper Gallatin area north of Yellowstone National Park. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:55:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_0672.html Andrea Jones 2014-07-17T21:55:24Z Registration open for summer hunter education class http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0456.html Online registration is open for a compressed August hunter education course in Billings. The class runs Aug. 7-9 at Billings Rod and Gun Club. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:20:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0456.html 2014-07-17T19:20:50Z Registration Open for August Hunter Education Course in Butte http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0455.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will hold its fall Butte hunter education class beginning August 12 at Highlands College (formerly Montana College of Technology – 25 Basin Creek Road). Online registration is required, and students under 18 years of age must have the consent of a parent or guardian. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:49:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0455.html Andrea Jones 2014-07-17T17:49:47Z Dillon Fall 2014 Hunter Education Class Set http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0454.html The 2014 fall Dillon Area Hunter Education course will be held at the Dillon Middle School on August 18, 19, 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and August 21 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The field day will be held on Saturday, August 23 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Dillon Rifle and Pistol Club Range. Online registration is required. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:48:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0454.html Andrea Jones 2014-07-17T17:48:38Z Wolf Trapping Certification Class Set for Bozeman August 16 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0453.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will hold a Wolf Trapping Certification class at its regional headquarters in Bozeman on Saturday, August 16 from 8 a.m. to noon. Certification is required for all would-be wolf trappers in the state of Montana. Individuals that have been certified in years past do not need to take the class again. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:46:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0453.html Andrea Jones 2014-07-17T17:46:32Z Hunter & Bowhunter Education Instructors Needed In Townsend http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0452.html Volunteer instructors are being sought for Montana Hunter and Bowhunter Education programs in the Townsend area. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:43:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0452.html 2014-07-17T17:43:00Z FWP to use helicopter for Crazies fish work http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_0671.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will use a helicopter in the Crazy Mountains next week for backcountry lake survey and monitoring work. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:17:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_0671.html 2014-07-17T14:17:41Z Fishing Limits Removed Temporarily at Camas Lake http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0859.html The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved removing the angling creel limits in Camas Lake effective immediately through Aug. 3. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:25:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0859.html Bruce Auchly 2014-07-15T22:25:00Z Fishing Limits Removed at Elkhorn Creek http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0858.html The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved removing the angling creel limits for one-half mile of Elkhorn Creek on the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area through Aug. 15. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:17:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0858.html Bruce Auchly 2014-07-15T22:17:22Z Bow Hunter Education Field Day Certification Event Set July 19 in Glasgow http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0451.html A free bow hunter education field day certification event will take place at the archery range off Skylark Road in Glasgow from 9 – 11 a.m. on July 19. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:51:59 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0451.html Ron Selden 2014-07-14T21:51:59Z "Kids to Fish" Gear Loaner Program in Full Swing Again This Year http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0857.html A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows children to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:06:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_0857.html Ron Selden 2014-07-14T21:06:24Z