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Montana's 55 state parks offer an endless array of opportunity and connection outside.

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Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers various opportunities for the public to comment on issues, rules, grants, environmental assessments, land acquisition, development or enhancement projects, council recommendations, hunting and fishing regulations, etc. that FWP manages.

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How to be safe on the ice and catch a record perch (maybe)

Ice fishing is an excellent sport for those long winter months in Montana. Join Montana FWP's ice fishing and ice safety experts, Jessi Gudgel and Trevor Selch, as they take to the ice, share their knowledge, and hopefully catch some perch along the way.  Join Montana FWP on this episode of Field Trips.

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Montana Outdoors Magazine

In Love with the Gallatin

Easy to access, easy to wade, and often even easy to fish, it's no wonder the spectacularly scenic Gallatin remains one of Montana's most popular trout rivers.

Featured in the May-June 2015 issue

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Gallatin River