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Welcome to FWP Region 7

Fish, Wildlife and Park's, Region 7 is located in southeastern Montana. The region continues to be known for its hunting and fishing opportunities with small towns and friendly people. The landscape is a prairie environment with rolling grass-covered hills, badland buttes, ponderosa pine-covered expanses and river drainages with groves of cottonwood trees bordering agricultural fields. 75% of the land base is privately owned so most recreational opportunities involve landowner cooperation and permission.

The region provides excellent mule deer and antelope hunting. Upland game bird and waterfowl opportunities are available. Fishing in ponds/reservoirs and 3 major rivers, the Missouri, Yellowstone and Tongue, provide a unique warm water fishing experience. The paddlefish season in the spring is only available in eastern Montana. Wildlife can be viewed in many locations across the landscape.

The region has 6 state parks, 4 wildlife management areas and numerous fishing access sites for your enjoyment. Bring the family for a summer vacation or fall hunting trip and experience the beauty and wildlife of the region.

Recent Region 7 News

FWP seeks comment on rules aimed at invasive mussels

Tue Feb 21 09:11:00 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on proposed amendments to rules that outline new regulations needed in the battle to contain, detect and prevent the risk of spreading invasive mussels and other aquatic invasive species to other state waters.

(Region 7 - Fish & Wildlife)

Fish & Wildlife Commission approves lighted nocks for archery-only season

Tue Feb 21 09:09:00 MST 2017

Montana archery hunters will be allowed to utilize another piece of equipment this fall in their pursuit of game. During its Feb. 10 meeting, the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission approved the use of lighted nocks on arrows during the 2017 archery-only season and in archery equipment-only areas or hunting districts.

(Region 7 - Hunting)

Seasonal jobs open for mussel response inspection and decontamination stations

Tue Feb 14 10:06:00 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks today announced that it is recruiting additional aquatic invasive species inspection and laboratory technicians for the upcoming season. The job opportunities are part of the state’s on-going effort to battle the risk of spreading invasive mussels to other areas in the state.

(Region 7 - Fish & Wildlife)