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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

Paddlefish anglers reminded of requirement to report harvest

Mon May 21 15:24:00 MDT 2018

The 2018 paddlefish season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River downstream of Fort Peck Dam (yellow tags) has been under way for nearly a week, and as of Saturday, 211 paddlefish have been processed at the Intake Fishing Access Site station near Glendive. The estimated harvest for the entire basin is 265 fish.

(Region 7 - Fishing)

FWP WHIP Council to Meet in Helena

Wed May 09 10:39:00 MDT 2018

The Advisory Council that oversees the Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program will be meeting for the first time at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters, 1420 East 6th Avenue in Helena, at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 18.

(Region 7 - Councils & Committees News)