Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Drawing results for the 2018 deer and elk permits available next week http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2763.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will conduct the 2018 deer and elk permit drawing the week of April 23. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:58:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2763.html 2018-04-18T14:58:00Z Drawing results for the 2018 deer and elk permits available next week http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2762.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will conduct the 2018 deer and elk permit drawing the week of April 23. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:38:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2762.html 2018-04-17T22:38:28Z Winter Food Plots for Upland Game Birds http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2761.html After a winter like the current one, concerns arise about the local ring-necked pheasant and Hungarian partridge populations. Although these non-native species are constantly adapting to Montana’s tough winters, there are extra things you can do to help. One option is food plots. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:31:04 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2761.html Bruce Auchly 2018-04-16T17:31:04Z F & W Commission to review new draft of Montana Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2760.html The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will review the final draft of the Montana Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan at its meeting on April 19. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2760.html 2018-04-13T15:36:00Z Region 7 FWP enrolling landowners for Block Management http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2759.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is enrolling new landowners in Region 7 who are interested in participating in the Block Management Program. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:25:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2759.html Marla Prell 2018-04-13T15:25:00Z Some Region 6 Block Management Areas Open For 2018 Spring Turkey Season http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2758.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and participating land owners will open some Block Management Areas (BMAs) for spring turkey hunting along the Milk River and one area south of Zortman. Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:46:51 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2758.html Marc Kloker 2018-04-06T23:46:51Z FWP to Review Trapping Season at Annual Meeting on April 7 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2757.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Trappers Association will host an annual meeting in Kalispell on April 7. Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:18:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2757.html 2018-04-04T16:18:01Z FWP-MTA Annual Meeting in Dillon Apr. 14 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2756.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Trappers Association will host an annual meeting in Dillon on April 14. The public is welcome to attend. Tue, 03 Apr 2018 18:56:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2756.html Andrea Jones 2018-04-03T18:56:29Z Boundary changes between hunting districts 590 and 702 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2755.html Hunters applying for a deer B license by June 1 should be aware of a boundary change between hunting districts 590 and 702 in Big Horn and Treasure counties. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 21:19:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2755.html 2018-03-28T21:19:00Z Moose, sheep, goat online application deadline later http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2754.html Hunters who want to pursue moose, bighorn sheep or mountain goats in Montana this fall will have six-plus more hours than stated in the regulations to complete their online applications. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:58:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2754.html 2018-03-27T18:58:00Z Moose, sheep, goat online application deadline later http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2753.html HELENA — Hunters who want to pursue moose, bighorn sheep or mountain goats in Montana this fall will have six-plus more hours than stated in the regulations to complete their online applications. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 17:54:34 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2753.html 2018-03-27T17:54:34Z Recent Purchase Secures More Public Access in HD 340 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2752.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks recently purchased a permanent road easement across private land in the Timber Gulch area of McCartney Mountain, three miles east of Glen. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:40:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2752.html Andrea Jones 2018-03-19T20:40:36Z Open Fields enrollment now open http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2751.html It's time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored "Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters." Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:41:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2751.html 2018-03-13T18:41:00Z Meeting Set for Mar. 22 to Discuss 2018 Mountain Lion Season http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2750.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a public meeting on Thursday, March 22 to discuss mountain lion management and tentative quotas for the 2018 mountain lion hunting season in Region 3. The meeting take place at the United Methodist Church annex in Three Forks (124 2nd Avenue East) beginning at 7 p.m. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:32:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2750.html Andrea Jones 2018-03-12T15:32:46Z Meeting Set in Chester to Discuss CWD Hunt http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2749.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a meeting March 14 in Chester to review the results of the recently completed chronic wasting disease hunt and discuss the 2018 deer season. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:02:09 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2749.html Bruce Auchly 2018-03-08T16:02:09Z FWP puts mandatory trapper education on hold http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2748.html Trapper education will not be mandatory for the 2018/2019 trapping season. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 21:32:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2748.html 2018-03-06T21:32:00Z Don’t forget March 15 deadline to apply for mule deer buck, bull and antlerless elk permits http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2747.html It’s still winter, but spring is coming, and so is your opportunity to apply for mule deer buck and bull and antlerless elk permits. Don’t let the March 15 application deadline pass you by! Mon, 05 Mar 2018 21:16:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2747.html Marla Prell 2018-03-05T21:16:00Z Elk and deer permit applications due March 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2746.html It’s that time of year again. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:09:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2746.html 2018-03-02T15:09:00Z Special Bridger CWD hunt ends http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2745.html A special deer hunt in Carbon County to gauge the distribution and prevalence of chronic wasting disease ended Thursday with 216 mule deer and 123 white-tailed deer harvested. Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:08:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2745.html 2018-02-16T19:08:13Z FWP recognizes Block Management cooperators at annual dinner http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2744.html Despite chilly weather and icy conditions, more than 200 people attended the 2018 Block Management Cooperator Appreciation Dinner at the Town & Country Club in Miles City on Friday, February 2. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:52:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2744.html Marla Prell 2018-02-09T20:52:00Z Department proposes not hunting Yellowstone grizzlies in 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2743.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing not to hunt grizzly bears in southwest Montana this year, but still retain its share of the discretionary mortality, per the agreement with the states of Wyoming and Idaho. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:18:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2743.html 2018-02-09T15:18:00Z Sage Creek CWD Hunt at 113 Deer http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2742.html At the end of the fifth weekend of the Sage Creek Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt in northern Liberty County, hunters have checked in 113 mule deer. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:23:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2742.html Bruce Auchly 2018-02-08T16:23:50Z Liberty County CWD Check Station Hours Change http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2741.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks has set new operating hours for its chronic wasting disease check station at Chester, starting Feb. 5. The new hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:36:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2741.html Bruce Auchly 2018-02-02T20:36:28Z Sage Creek CWD Hunt Total at 111 Deer http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2740.html At the end of the fourth weekend of the Sage Creek Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt in northern Liberty County, hunters have checked in 111 mule deer. Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:38:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2740.html Bruce Auchly 2018-01-30T20:38:46Z Hunting regulations public meeting held in Miles City http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2739.html Only three people attended a January 10 public hearing in Miles City on proposed hunting regulations for the next two years, and they were satisfied with existing and proposed policies. Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:45:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2739.html Marla Prell 2018-01-24T20:45:00Z