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  • Fishing access sites reopen as floodwaters recede
  • Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials have reopened several fishing access sites (FASs) that were closed during spring flooding in Missoula County. Council Grove State Park, Deep Creek, Harpers Bridge and Sha-Ron FASs are all open again. The Clark Fork
  • 8 News KULR8
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  • 6/8/2018 7:29:00 PM
  • Jr. Ranger Let's Go Fishing
  • “Fishing in the rivers and lakes of Montana as a kid instilled in me a lifelong love of the sport.” In the coming weeks, kids can pick up a print version of the booklet, funded in part by the National Park Foundation, at more than 500 national ...
  • National Park Service
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  • 6/8/2018 3:32:00 AM
  • Orphaned Harlowton bears back in the wild
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens and wildlife biologist released the yearling cubs in south central Montana earlier this week. They last were seen climbing into a big pine tree in their native habitat. In September, the cubs and their mother .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/7/2018 11:54:00 PM
  • Emergency Closure Reduced on Noxon Reservoir
  • This rule is effective while dangerous conditions exist and will expire when Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and partners determine the area is safe for recreational use. FWP adopted the initial emergency closure on May 18 due to dangerous high-water levels
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  • 6/7/2018 9:51:00 PM
  • Top River Trips on America's Public Waters
  • So fasten your life jackets, grab your paddle and #FindYourWay on one of these awesome river trips! One of four sections that make up Montana’s Lee Metcalf Wilderness, Bear Trap Canyon Wilderness is an ideal spot for a fishing and boating trip.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/6/2018 7:17:00 AM
  • Flathead River Beginning to Shape up for Fly Fishing
  • While waiting for the big rivers to shape up, unless you head to a tailwater or find a smaller stream that stabilizes early, you always have the option of fishing one of Northwest Montana’s many lakes, which Wittman and Kara said have been excellent this .
  • Flathead Beacon
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  • 6/6/2018 6:13:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating Responsibly in Montana
  • We’re outdoor loving men here at Gunaxin, and that certainly includes fishing and boating. Located right near the Chesapeake Bay, we often enjoy water sports and wildlife that the region has to offer. However we also travel often, and last year that ...
  • travel.gunaxin.com
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  • 6/6/2018 4:37:00 AM
  • FWP Opens Fishing Access Sites But High Rivers Took Signs, Left Debris
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is opening up a bunch of Fishing Access Sites on local rivers this week which had been closed due to flooding, but even though they may be open, FWP spokeswoman Vivaca Crowser says many won’t look the same. "I don't think .
  • KGVO
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  • 6/5/2018 8:21:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Jamboree offered June 16 at Riverfront
  • The jamboree will provide a free fishing pole for those who need one, fishing safety and instruction from Carol Henckel, assisted by volunteers from Montana PikeMasters, Walleyes Unlimited, Montana Audubon, YMCA/Kiwanis and Magic City Fly Fishers.
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 6/5/2018 8:16:00 PM
  • Montana Seeks Comment on North Fork Blackfoot River Fish Restoration
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking comment on its proposal to collect baseline information to help in planning for a potential native fish restoration project on the North Fork Blackfoot River. The proposal is outlined in an Environmental ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2018 7:44:00 AM
  • Event invites public to learn about, monitor chimney swifts
  • Come join us for “A Swift Night” – chimney swifts, that is – on Monday, June 11 at the Miles City Public Library at 7 p.m. During this event, hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Montana Audubon Society, participants will learn about ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/4/2018 10:33:00 PM
  • New Junior Ranger Activity Book Encourages Kids to Go Fish
  • “Fishing in the rivers and lakes of Montana as a kid instilled in me a lifelong love of the sport.” In the coming weeks, kids can pick up a print version of the booklet, funded in part by the National Park Foundation, at more than 500 national ...
  • National Park Service
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  • 6/4/2018 6:57:00 PM
  • FWP Seeking Members for Region 2 Citizen Advisory Committee
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking applicants to fill several volunteer positions on the west-central Montana Region 2 Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC is a general advisory committee that provides input and feedback to FWP on diverse
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/4/2018 4:18:00 PM
  • How to Surf Fish Using a Drone
  • A mining engineer from Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Butte), with a passion for all knowledge this world has to offer. Surf fishing is primarily a salt water sport that involves casting a bait or lure into the surf while either standing on the
  • skyaboveus.com
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  • 6/4/2018 6:51:00 AM
  • Yogo Creek Incident: Bigfoot and Fish
  • I was in Montana for filming an adventure type show for a producer out of Helena. I had been filmed fishing, prospecting for Eldorado Bar sapphires, prospecting for gold and pursuing Bigfoot. Growing tired of a crowd being a solo type individual I wanted a
  • ghosthuntingtheories.com
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  • 6/3/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • Free fishing days coming up in Washington, Idaho and Montana
  • Washington, Idaho and Montana are all offering free fishing days in the upcoming weeks. Normally fishing without a license is a sure way to end up with a hefty fine, but on selected days during the next two weeks anglers can cast freely. That presents the
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/2/2018 10:16:00 PM
  • New Junior Ranger Activity Book Encourages Kids to Go Fish
  • “Fishing in the rivers and lakes of Montana as a kid instilled in me a lifelong love of the sport.” In the coming weeks, kids can pick up a print version of the booklet, funded in part by the National Park Foundation, at more than 500 national ...
  • Sierra Sun Times
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  • 6/2/2018 2:44:00 PM
  • Information Sought on Grizzly Bear Shooting North of Libby
  • Kalispell, MT — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are seeking information on the shooting death of a sub-adult male grizzly bear found dead on Forest Road 4859 in the Kootenai Forest, north of Libby in Northwest Montana.
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  • 6/1/2018 11:04:00 PM
  • Master Naturalist course to be offered at Montana WILD
  • Take a bird survey, listen to bats, learn about insects and native plants, discover Montana’s native fish, learn to live with carnivores! These are just a few of the activities planned for the Helena Master Naturalist course, June 25-29, at Montana WILD ..
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/1/2018 3:27:00 PM
  • Montana: Some Yellowstone River Fishing Access Sites Underwater
  • At least six Fishing Access Sites along the Yellowstone River in Southeastern Montana are under water or are experiencing some form of flooding, and others are close to flooding as the river continues to rise. Portions of four of those sites have been ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/1/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • Free fishing for Father’s Day weekend, June 16-17
  • Whether you’re tying on a salmon fly or threading a night crawler onto a hook, during Father’s Day weekend, everyone in Montana can fish for free. “Montana is home to some of the finest fishing anywhere in the world. It’ll be a great chance to get ...
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  • 5/31/2018 6:37:00 PM
  • Montana: Flooding Impacts Fishing Access Sites
  • Following a Memorial Day weekend of heavy rains and continuing spring runoff, many of the Fishing Access Sites in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 are experiencing some form of flooding. As of Tuesday morning, Rosebud East and Rosebud West Fishing .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/31/2018 7:52:00 AM
  • Free fishing for Father’s Day weekend, June 16-17
  • Whether you’re tying on a salmonfly or threading a night crawler onto a hook, during Father’s Day weekend, everyone in Montana can fish for free. “Montana is home to some of the finest fishing anywhere in the world. It’ll be a great chance to get ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/30/2018 9:08:00 PM
  • Please leave baby animals alone
  • Each spring, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks receives several calls from people who have picked up deer fawns or other wildlife. FWP no longer accepts, holds or rehabilitates ungulates like deer, moose and elk because the animals often die from the stress .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/30/2018 9:08:00 PM
  • Montana Future Fisheries Grant Deadline May 31
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds landowners, watershed groups and others that this summer’s deadline to apply for Future Fisheries Improvement Program grants is May 31. The goal of FWP's Future Fisheries Program is to restore rivers, streams and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2018 6:30:00 AM
  • Walleye Egg Harvest Down at Montana's Fort Peck Reservoir
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently completed the annual walleye spawning operation on Fort Peck Reservoir, and even though late ice-off impacted the success of this year’s effort, FWP will maximize fingerling walleye production. Additionally ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2018 6:30:00 AM
  • Montana fishing report: High rivers turn anglers to lakes, tailwaters
  • While rivers are generally running high, with some at or near flood stage, anglers were still able to get out to reservoirs and select streams over the Memorial Day weekend. At Fort Peck Reservoir, action from the bank has slowed down a little but anglers
  • Independent Record
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  • 5/30/2018 1:22:00 AM
  • Flooding impacts fishing access sites in FWP Region 7
  • Following a Memorial Day weekend of heavy rains and continuing spring runoff, many of the Fishing Access Sites in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 are experiencing some form of flooding. As of Tuesday morning, Rosebud East and Rosebud West Fishing .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/29/2018 6:07:00 PM
  • Canid Animal Shot Near Denton Draws Attention
  • Those facts are not unusual in Montana’s farm and ranch county. The animal originally was reported as a wolf, but several Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ wolf specialists looked at photos of the animal and collectively doubted it was a purebred wolf ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/29/2018 4:15:00 PM
  • Boat Carrying Zebra Mussels Intercepted at Wibaux, MT
  • The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wibaux watercraft inspection station intercepted a boat carrying zebra mussels Thursday. The owner purchased the used boat and was transporting it to Alberta, Canada. The last launch of the boat was in Sturgeon Bay in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/29/2018 5:48:00 AM
  • Yellowstone National Park: Fishing Season Info 2018
  • Permits can be bought in a variety of locations. I purchased mine today at George Anderson’s Yellowstone Angler in Livingston, Montana. Nearly all fly fishing shops within 100 miles in any direction of the park will have the permit for sale. Gas stations .
  • GearJunkie
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  • 5/26/2018 5:17:00 PM
  • Boat carrying zebra mussels stopped at Wibaux inspection station
  • The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wibaux watercraft inspection station intercepted a boat carrying zebra mussels Thursday. The owner purchased the used boat and was transporting it to Alberta, Canada. The last launch of the boat was in Sturgeon Bay in ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/25/2018 10:40:00 PM
  • Montana: South-Central Flooding Restricts Fishing to Walk-In Only
  • High water in south central Montana’s major rivers has prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to restrict 11 fishing access sites to walk-in only. Sites that have restricted access along the Yellowstone River include Grey Bear west of Big Timber ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:34:00 AM
  • FWP restricts access to fishing access sites
  • High water in south central Montana’s major rivers has prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to restrict 11 fishing access sites to walk-in only. Sites that have restricted access along the Yellowstone River include: Grey Bear west of Big Timber ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 5/24/2018 11:09:00 PM
  • Flooding restricts fishing access sites to walk-in only
  • BILLINGS – High water in south central Montana’s major rivers has prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to restrict 11 fishing access sites to walk-in only. Sites that have restricted access along the Yellowstone River include Grey Bear west of Big ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/24/2018 10:23:00 PM
  • Fishing class hooks young anglers
  • A District Court judge won’t rule on the reassignment of former Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks law enforcement chief Tom Flowers, who in 2017 was removed from the post.
  • Independent Record
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  • 5/24/2018 6:00:00 PM
  • Rising waters prompt more Western MT fishing access site closures
  • MISSOULA – The quickly rising waters around Western Montana are prompting additional fishing access site closures. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reports that due to extremely high water, flood conditions and associated public safety concerns many ...
  • KTVH
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  • 5/11/2018 10:38:00 PM
  • Rising waters prompt more Western MT fishing access site closure
  • MISSOULA - The quickly rising waters around Western Montana are prompting additional fishing access site closures. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reports that due to extremely high water, flood conditions and associated public safety concerns many ...
  • 8KPAX
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  • 5/11/2018 3:40:00 PM
  • Lake Elmo boat ramp unavailable May 23
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will block off the parking lot and boat ramp early that morning. Barriers will come down and the ramp will reopen by 2 p.m. During the morning and early afternoon hours, the ramp will remain unavailable for launching or ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/10/2018 9:57:00 PM
  • Hunting & Fishing Courses at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
  • like husband and wife team Van and Krista Berube who were preparing for a fly-fishing trip to Montana. Fishing since she was a young adult, Krista finds fishing to be a fun and relaxing wildlife-dependent activity, but felt she never had the time to learn
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 5/10/2018 8:05:00 PM
  • Selway Bridge FAS Closed As Construction Project Begins
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has begun development of a new Fishing Access Site on the Beaverhead River adjacent to the Selway Bridge. Work at the site is anticipated to be complete by June 1, 2018. Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission recently ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/10/2018 5:36:00 PM
  • Renowned microbe hunter Stanley Falkow dies at 84
  • Outside the lab, he enjoyed fly-fishing in the Bitterroot River near his second home in Hamilton, Montana, tying flies and, later in life, piloting small aircraft. During his career, Falkow identified the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance spreads.
  • med.stanford.edu
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  • 5/10/2018 4:08:00 PM
  • High water impacting many Western MT fishing access sites
  • MISSOULA - State wildlife officials have closed the gates or created temporary barriers at many fishing access sites because of high water and flood conditions around west-central Montana. The FASs remain open to walk-in access, but users are urged to ...
  • MSN
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  • 5/10/2018 10:44:00 AM
  • Instructors honored at FWP Region 7 Hunter, Bowhunter Education workshop
  • Hunter and Bowhunter Education volunteer instructors in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 were honored Saturday for their service during the annual spring instructor workshop at Sleep Inn in Miles City. The instructors heard education program updates
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/9/2018 8:35:00 PM
  • High water impacting many Western MT fishing access sites
  • MISSOULA - State wildlife officials have closed the gates or created temporary barriers at many fishing access sites because of high water and flood conditions around west-central Montana. The FASs remain open to walk-in access, but users are urged to ...
  • 8KPAX
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  • 5/9/2018 3:14:00 PM
  • FWP WHIP Council to Meet in Helena
  • 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 6 th Avenue in Helena, at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 18. The Wildlife Habitat ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/8/2018 9:54:00 PM
  • Fish-kill project comment period extended again
  • As promised last month, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has again extended the comment period for a plan to build a fish barrier on French Creek, near Wise River, to kill the fish in 40 miles of stream above that barrier and to restock the streams with ..
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 5/8/2018 1:15:00 AM
  • Be bear aware when recreating outdoors
  • Grizzly bears are out and about. In the last two weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks captured four grizzly bears in western Montana that were causing conflicts. Grizzlies can be found throughout western Montana, not just the Rocky Mountain Front ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/7/2018 7:52:00 PM
  • Winter-kill light on Missoula-area fishing lakes
  • An extra-tough winter not withstanding, area fish made it through the long ice cover in good condition. New surveys by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks fisheries biologists found little mortality in several popular lakes northeast of Missoula. Browns ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 5/6/2018 10:17:00 PM
  • How Storms, Missteps and an Ailing Grid Left Puerto Rico in the Dark
  • On the mainland, much of the coverage of the recovery has focused on the struggles of the island’s beleaguered power authority and its politically disastrous hiring of Whitefish Energy Holdings, a tiny and inexperienced Montana contractor linked to the ...
  • WRAL
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  • 5/6/2018 8:53:00 PM
  • Game and Fish steps up effort to remove walleye from reservoir
  • The department recently enlisted the help of Montana State University grad student Daniel Kaus. Kaus’ study showed electrofishing was ineffective in reducing walleye populations. He contends a combination of must-kill regulations for anglers and ...
  • Gillette News-Record
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  • 5/5/2018 12:07:00 PM
  • Region 2 fisheries surveys indicate low winter mortality
  • Although winter conditions were severe this year with a longer period of ice cover on lakes and heavy snow accumulation in western Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks fisheries surveys in Region 2 indicate fish mortality was low. According to Region 2 ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/4/2018 6:22:00 PM
  • Male Grizzly Bear Captured Near McGregor Lake
  • Kalispell, MT — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) captured a subadult male grizzly bear on April 28 near McGregor Lake and released the animal in a remote location in the Kootenai National Forest. The bear, approximately 3 years old and weighing 246 ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 5/2/2018 5:55:00 PM
  • War on walleye: Game and Fish turn up heat on unwanted fish
  • The department recently enlisted the help of Montana State University grad student Daniel Kaus. Kaus' study showed electrofishing was ineffective in reducing walleye populations. He contends a combination of must-kill regulations for anglers and ...
  • Associated Press
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  • 5/2/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • War on walleye: Game and Fish turn up heat on unwanted fish
  • The department recently enlisted the help of Montana State University grad student Daniel Kaus. Kaus’ study showed electrofishing was ineffective in reducing walleye populations. He contends a combination of must-kill regulations for anglers and ...
  • The Republic
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  • 5/2/2018 6:03:00 AM
  • Montana fishing report: Ice has melted off Fort Peck Reservoir
  • The big news this week is the ice has finally melted off of Fort Peck Reservoir. Anglers were able to fish in the Tough Guy Tournament last weekend and the Crooked Creek Walleye Classic is this weekend. Trout are cruising the shorelines at many ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 5/2/2018 1:20:00 AM
  • Boating Safety Course in Kalispell on May 5
  • The class is Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 1 Headquarters, 490 N. Meridian, Kalispell. The cost for the course is $10. For more information, contact Kyle Boyce at (406) 240-7110.
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  • 5/1/2018 11:35:00 PM
  • Public meeting on CWD planned for Bridger
  • BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a public meeting Wednesday, May 9 at Bridger to share information about chronic wasting disease in Carbon County. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Bridger Civic Center. Chronic wasting disease ..
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  • 4/30/2018 11:19:00 PM
  • Montana Mink Gets Spooked by Flying Fish [VIDEO]
  • This was such a funny video and a must watch through it's entirety. While I was out fishing I caught this on video. This cute Mink caught my attention and I always love videoing and taking photos of the wildlife. Although this time I was not expecting this
  • KGVO
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  • 4/30/2018 3:27:00 AM
  • Certified Boater training offered online or at FWP offices
  • Boat owners who primarily recreate on Tiber or Canyon Ferry Reservoir can take advantage of the Certified Boater program offered by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. The training provides participants with information about how to clean, drain and dry their
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  • 4/26/2018 8:02:00 PM
  • Families Invited to Flathead Fishing Fair on May 5
  • Sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Snappy’s, the fair offers exciting opportunities for participants 12 and younger to fish in Snappy's Pond, as well as tie their own spinner, practice fish and insect identification and casting exercises ...
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  • 4/26/2018 4:53:00 PM
  • Far Cry 5’s greatest pleasure isn’t vigilantism, it’s fishing
  • But it doesn’t have to be all drugs and death - one of the less conspicuous activities that Montana’s peaks and valleys have to offer is fishing. A number of players have swapped their rifles for rods in Ubisoft’s shooter to spend a significant ...
  • PCGamesN
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  • 4/26/2018 2:18:00 PM
  • Fishing Reg Changes Proposed for Red Rocks Lake NWR (MT)
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on proposed fishing regulation changes for Red Rocks Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Comments will be accepted through Wednesday, May 23 at 5 p.m. The proposed regulation changes are the following ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/26/2018 7:12:00 AM
  • Black Bear Captured in West Glacier
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks captured a black bear in West Glacier and is relocating it to Glacier National Park. On the morning of April 25, a Montana FWP bear management specialist captured a male black bear on private property on the parks boundary ..
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 4/25/2018 11:53:00 PM
  • Montana’s Tallest Fish Ladder Resumes Operations
  • Kalispell, MT — In a gradual journey up the lower Clark Fork River, trout are once again ascending the tallest fish ladder in Montana. Climbing 48 vertical feet, the upstream fish passage facility, or fish ladder, is part of the Thompson Falls ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 4/25/2018 8:05:00 PM
  • Prehistoric fish back from near extinction
  • Each sturgeon is measured and weighed and then plopped back into water to be taken out for stocking. "All the way from Great Falls, Montana down to Bloomfield, Missouri," said Holm. Researchers hope that these prehistoric fish will be again able to ...
  • WISH-TV
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  • 4/25/2018 3:32:00 PM
  • Chica De Mayo: The largest women’s fly fishing event in the world!
  • The River’s Edge and Simms Fishing Products are hosting the 10th annual Chica de Mayo women’s fly-fishing event in Bozeman, Montana, on Cinco de Mayo (May 5). “Back in May 2009, when we first held this event, we were sort of just “testing the ...
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  • 4/24/2018 12:46:00 PM
  • Prehistoric Fish Back From Near Extinction
  • (Rob Holm, Fish Hatchery Manager) "All the way from Great Falls Montana down to Bloomfield Missouri." Just another year closer to what researchers hope is a day when these prehistoric fish are again able to reproduce naturally in the waters of the Missouri
  • MYNDNOW
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  • 4/24/2018 12:46:00 AM
  • Crowd-control plan rejected at top Montana fishing stream
  • HELENA, Mont. — Montana officials recently rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled in ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 4/23/2018 6:10:00 PM
  • Fish Taco Slaw Bowls with Mango Salsa and Chipotle Aioli
  • Anything less than super fresh doesn’t taste nearly as good, which is why I mostly grill my fish with seasonings here in Montana. And because I love a creamy element to my fish tacos, I topped this bowl off with chipotle aioli, which with the avocado ...
  • getinspiredeveryday.com
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  • 4/23/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Crowd-control plan for top Montana fishing stream rejected
  • HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials on Thursday rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled .
  • Associated Press
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  • 4/22/2018 2:08:00 AM
  • Registration Opens for Trapper Education Course on May 5
  • The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at Pine Grove Pond. Montana Fur Harvesters and Montana Trappers Association, in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, are hosting the general education class. The class is free and not required but .
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  • 4/20/2018 10:54:00 PM
  • FWP Seeking Comment on Proposed Land Acquisition Within Fish Creek WMA
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking comment on a proposal to acquire 276 acres of private land located within the outer boundaries of Fish Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), west of Missoula. The proposed addition includes private inholdings
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  • 3/19/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • FWP & Inspired Classrooms Bring Sage Grouse into MT School Classrooms
  • Montana WILD (http://fwp.mt.gov/education/montanaWild/) is Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks premier fish and wildlife conservation education center based in Helena. The Montana WILD Education center wants people to connect themselves to the natural resources
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  • 3/19/2018 7:36:00 PM
  • The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh
  • So we're watching the Montana game and between sips of cool lager I crack wise about the player from Montana with the headband. "What's up with The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh dude?" Of course my kids and a few of the adults had no idea what I was talking ab
  • mgoblog
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  • 3/19/2018 2:10:00 PM
  • Fishing derby at Neosho hatchery bonds area veterans
  • The hatchery receives about 75,000 rainbow trout eggs at a time five times a year from Ennis, Montana. The fish are raised in the hatchery before they are released into Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Bruce Hallman, environmental education specialist at the ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 3/17/2018 10:55:00 PM
  • Spring Aboard: Boaters urged to get educated before boating season
  • “We know that an educated boater is safer on the water,” said Phil Kilbreath, Boating Law Administrator for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. “If a boater has taken a boating safety education course the likelihood of their time spent on the water being ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/16/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
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  • 3/16/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Watercraft inspection changes planned for Tiber Reservoir
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will continue to focus on protecting Montana’s waterways, way of life and outdoor economy from the impacts of invasive species. This effort will require changes to how visitors use Tiber Reservoir. In 2018, recreationists .
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  • 3/16/2018 3:45:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
  • Weather
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  • 3/15/2018 9:21:00 PM
  • Tips for your spring break: fish, ski, snowshoe
  • The Tongue River below the dam in Montana is another great tailwater fishery. Another general place to fish are canyon streams. There are a host of such streams in the Bighorn Mountains. I have found that most streams are ice free due to the sun's angle ..
  • Independent Record
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  • 3/15/2018 6:18:00 PM
  • Housekeeping/Server
  • Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Sitting on the banks of the legendary Blackfoot River and surrounded by gorgeous mountains, our fly fishing lodge in Ovando, Montana, is looking to hire motivated and reliable workers for the 2018 season (June 11 through ..
  • CoolWorks.com
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  • 3/14/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Beautiful March Day Fly Fishing on the Bitterroot
  • Well it was such a nice day I had to get out. A couple of my friends decided the same. What a day it was in western Montana and why not head to the Root for some fishing fun. Ben, Jason and I decided to head down south towards Hamilton. There are so many .
  • KGVO
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  • 3/14/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Experience summer on the lake: FWP seeks hosts for fishing access sites
  • KALISPELL — Would you like to spend your summer living on the lake? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is recruiting volunteer hosts for two popular fishing access sites in northwest Montana. FWP is accepting applications for site host positions this ...
  • Valley Journal
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  • 3/14/2018 6:16:00 AM
  • Open Fields enrollment now open
  • It's time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored "Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters." The voluntary program, offered through Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program, is available to private landowners who have a ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/13/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Interest builds in competitive high school bass fishing in North Dakota
  • “Last year we had the guys from eastern Montana fishing with us and high school kids came and fished,” said Reinbold. “We’ve had enough interest for high school programs. There’s one fisherman from Colstrip, Montana, that had 75 percent of his ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/13/2018 5:12:00 PM
  • Spring Break Programs At Montana Wild - March 28-30
  • Are you looking for something WILD for the kids to do during Spring Break? FWP’s Montana WILD in Helena is offering a variety of free programs showcasing Montana’s fish and wildlife. 2018 programs include: Kids Fly Tying - March 28 (3–4 p.m.) *Pre ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/13/2018 4:46:00 PM
  • FWP Looking to Develop New Fishing Access Site in Dillon
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing the development of a new Fishing Access Site on the Beaverhead River adjacent to the Selway Bridge. For some time, this property on the north side of Dillon has been used by the public to access the river without
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/12/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Meeting Set for Mar. 22 to Discuss 2018 Mountain Lion Season
  • 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 .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/12/2018 4:40:00 PM
  • Fish Talk Radio – Outdoorsmen in Recovery
  • Find yours at softscience.com. Bob Krumm and his son Clint are up next. Bob guides on the Big Horn River in Southern Montana and operates The Blue Quill Fly Company, a fly tying and fishing outfitting business. In 1995 Clint started guiding and tying flies
  • webtalkradio.net
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  • 3/12/2018 11:43:00 AM
  • Many express interest in North Dakota high school fishing
  • "Last year we had the guys from eastern Montana fishing with us and high school kids came and fished," said Reinbold. "We've had enough interest for high school programs. There's one fisherman from Colstrip, Montana that had 75 percent of his college ...
  • Argus-Press
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  • 3/10/2018 6:28:00 PM
  • Southwest Montana has most hunting, fishing violations
  • GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Big game outfitter Ernest Jablonsky and company may suffer in federal court the consequences of illegally hunting mountain cats. But, the case of hunting without required permits and asking hunters to lie on reports started with ...
  • WRAL
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  • 3/10/2018 11:14:00 AM
  • Stevensville Fishing Access officially reopens to public
  • “The property is currently open to the public just like it has been over the last 15 to 20 years,” said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ fishing access manager Rory Zarling. “Right now, it’s the same footprint that people are accustomed to usin
  • Ravalli Republic
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  • 3/9/2018 1:05:00 PM
  • Winter weather taking toll on waterfowl
  • BILLINGS — This winter’s near-record cold and snow apparently is starting to take its toll on waterfowl in south central Montana. Jim Hansen of Billings, central flyway biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, said dead geese and ducks that he ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/9/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • Montana: Future Fisheries Projects Approved
  • Nearly $400,000 in funding was approved recently by the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission for 16 projects to improve Montana fisheries. The Commission approved the Future Fisheries Improvement Program (FFIP) projects submitted for the winter funding cycle
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • The Coolest Places To Stay In Every State
  • Some structures on the farmstead date as far back as 1857, while the latest addition was made in 2012. Log in for a vacation getaway at the Montana Wooden Castle. The five-bedroom log home in Whitefish represents mountain luxury at its finest. Guests will
  • HuffPost
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  • 3/7/2018 4:30:00 PM
  • Fish bypass appeal heard in Portland
  • “The government agencies have cooperated with both intervenors and they’ve cooperated with other advocacy organizations in Montana, seeking to find a way to improve the situation for the fish —“ “That’s an argument that you’ve done nothing ...
  • Williston Herald
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  • 3/7/2018 6:17:00 AM
  • Bald eagle swoops in, grabs fish off Montana lake in close-up video
  • The impressive hunting skills of a bald eagle were on full display after a fisherman recently set his camera up on a lake in Montana. The fisherman, identified as Nate, spotted a bald eagle perched on a tree in northwest Montana and decided it would be the
  • Fox News
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  • 3/6/2018 7:20:00 PM
  • Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission approves $400,000 to improve fisheries
  • Nearly $400,000 in funding was approved recently by the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission for 16 projects to improve Montana fisheries. The Commission approved the Future Fisheries Improvement Program (FFIP) projects submitted for the winter funding cycle
  • Independent Record
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  • 3/6/2018 5:27:00 PM
  • Male Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD 250
  • The hunting of male mountain lions in western Montana hunting district HD 250, which includes portions of Ravalli County will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The order halting the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/5/2018 8:43:00 PM
  • Man Captures Footage of Bald Eagle Hunting for Fish
  • While out fishing in Northwest Montana, Nate spotted an bald eagle perched on a tree close to the lake and decided it would be the perfect opportunity to capture some wildlife footage. Setting up his camera, Nate lay a fish he had caught in view of the ...
  • Yahoo!
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  • 3/5/2018 3:35:00 PM
  • Elk and deer permit applications due March 15
  • Fortunately, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks online application process and application packet make it simple to apply. An easy-to-use application packet is available from all hunting license providers, FWP offices and online at fwp.mt.gov. “Resident ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/2/2018 4:38:00 PM
  • Full Time Lodge Chef
  • Pro Outfitters is seeking a qualified and professional chef for our fly fishing lodge in Ovando, Montana, on the Blackfoot River. Applicant must have experience and be prepared to cook in a rural setting. This job is seasonal (mid May through early ...
  • CoolWorks.com
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  • 3/1/2018 9:35:00 PM
  • This Week in Fish & Wildlife: Hard winter impacts wildlife
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins MTN to discuss winterkill in the deer and elk populations of southwest Montana. “I think of that night and it’s like being in a horror movie, but for real.” “I think of that night and it’s like ...
  • KTVQ
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  • 3/1/2018 4:46:00 PM

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