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Welcome to FWP Region 7
Region 7
  • FWP Region 7 Headquarters

  • 352 I-94 Business Loop
  • Miles City, MT 59301
  • Phone: (406) 234-0900
  • Fax: (406) 234-4368
  • E-mail: fwprg72@mt.gov
  • Office Hours:
  • Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM

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. Seventy five percent 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 six state parks, four 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

MILES CITY, Mont. -- Block Management is a cooperative effort between Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), private landowners and public land management agencies to help landowners manage hunting activities and provide free public hunting access to private and isolated public lands.
(Region 7 - Hunting - 09/30/2014)
Block Management is a cooperative effort between Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), private landowners and public land management agencies to help landowners manage hunting activities and provide free public hunting access to private and isolated public lands. In Region 7 alone, there are over 320 cooperators forming 266 Block Management Areas (BMAs) providing over 2.4 million acres of access.
(Region 7 - Hunting - 09/25/2014)
Montana's young hunters are the focus of a special weekend youth waterfowl and pheasant hunting season Sept. 27–28. Legally licensed hunters age 12 through 15 will be able to hunt ducks, mergansers, geese, coots and ring-necked pheasants statewide on these two days.
(Region 7 - Hunting - 09/18/2014)
Cities and towns across the nation face urban wildlife issues. Deer management is one widespread issue that is difficult and contentious to manage in most locations. The city of Glendive took a proactive approach to deer management, adopting a Deer Management Action Plan, approved by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in 2011. Glendive’s plan utilizes hunting with archery equipment as the primary control tool.
(Region 7 - Hunting - 09/04/2014)
MILES CITY--Deer population surveys across southeastern Montana indicate that deer are rebounding following several years of heavy weather and disease-related losses, according to John Ensign, FWP Region 7 Wildlife Manager.
(Region 7 - Hunting - 09/03/2014)