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  • Wardens Seeking Information on Dead Whitetail Buck in McCone County
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking any information regarding a 5X5 whitetail buck that was found dead about 75 yards off Cow Creek Road south of Vida in McCone County. The deer was found by a hunter on Sept. 23. Anyone with ...
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  • 9/27/2017 11:35:00 PM
  • FWP drops fire restrictions in six south central Montana counties
  • BILLINGS - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has dropped restrictions on some fires at its fishing access sites and state parks in six south central Montana counties. As of Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, fire restrictions in place since summer at fishing access ..
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  • 9/27/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • Wiltz: Fishing for a problem
  • Zinke, of Montana, has asked federal agencies to promote outdoor recreation, and regarding this he has said, "It worries me to think about hunting and fishing becoming activities for the land-owning elite." Let's hope that he continues to think along these
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 9/27/2017 5:16:00 AM
  • FWP to present "birds and bats" workshop for teachers
  • BILLINGS - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will present a free one-day workshop on birds and bats Oct. 19, 2017, in Billings for teachers and youth leaders. The workshop is geared for teachers in grades 3-7 and will assist teachers with lessons about ...
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  • 9/26/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Oct. Montana Hunting & Fishing News FREE for AmmoLand Readers
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-The Montana Hunting & Fishing News Magazine is offering an exclusive free look at their October 2017 issue online for Ammoland.com readers. The Montana Hunting & Fishing News magazine is produced 11 times per year, with issues monthly ..
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/26/2017 7:25:00 PM
  • Montana celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • As co-chairs of the Montana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, itself a member of the 48-state National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses network, we are proud to join like-minded sportsmen-legislators from across the nation in celebrating the 45th ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/26/2017 12:05:00 PM
  • ALERT: ANGLING RESTRICTIONS LIFTED ON SECTION I OF THE BIG HOLE
  • (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is alerting the public that angling restrictions on the Upper Big Hole River have been lifted given improved conditions. Section I of the Big Hole from Saginaw Bridge on Skinner Meadows Road to the mouth of .
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  • 9/25/2017 6:54:00 PM
  • LAST SECTION OF BIG HOLE TO REOPEN TO FISHING TUESDAY
  • (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—With criteria being met under the drought management plan, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will reopen the last remaining closed section of the Big Hole River to fishing effective Tuesday. This lowermost section, from Notch Bottom Fishing .
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  • 9/25/2017 6:54:00 PM
  • Interior’s Zinke Tabs October As National Hunting And Fishing Month
  • I grew up in northwest Montana surrounded by public lands and waters. Some of my best memories are hunting and fishing with my dad and granddad, and then later teaching my own kids to hunt and fish. That's something I want more families to experience ...
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  • 9/25/2017 6:28:00 PM
  • Last remaining fishing restriction lifted on southwest Montana rivers
  • HELENA – Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Monday morning that there will no longer be any fishing restrictions on Southwest Montana’s rivers. The last remaining section of the Big Hole River will open on Tuesday. The area is the lowermost section ...
  • ktvh.com
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  • 9/25/2017 5:37:00 PM
  • Interior Sec. Zinke Designates October National Hunting and Fishing Month
  • I grew up in northwest Montana surrounded by public lands and waters. Some of my best memories are hunting and fishing with my dad and granddad, and then later teaching my own kids to hunt and fish. That’s something I want more families to experience ...
  • Breitbart News
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  • 9/25/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on upper Big Hole River
  • Cooler weather has prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to end angling restrictions on the Upper Big Hole River. Section I of the Big Hole from Saginaw Bridge on Skinner Meadows Road to the mouth of the North Fork Big Hole River is now open to fishing
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/25/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Interior’s Zinke Tabs October As National Hunting And Fishing Month
  • I grew up in northwest Montana surrounded by public lands and waters. Some of my best memories are hunting and fishing with my dad and granddad, and then later teaching my own kids to hunt and fish. That's something I want more families to experience ...
  • www.americas1stfreedom.org
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  • 9/25/2017 9:19:00 AM
  • Zinke Declares October National Hunting & Fishing Month
  • "I grew up in northwest Montana surrounded by public lands and waters. Some of my best memories are hunting and fishing with my dad and granddad, and then later teaching my own kids to hunt and fish. That's something I want more families to experience ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/25/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Grizzly kills cattle near Dupuyer, bear activity increasing state wide
  • The cattle were located in a creek bottom with thick willow cover. Specialists from USDA Wildlife Services, working in coordination with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ bear specialist, confirmed a grizzly was the cause of the depredation and at least ..
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  • 9/22/2017 11:06:00 PM
  • 'It's alive!' Mystery fish swimming in Skyline Park pond
  • So once released into a pond, a goldfish can get quite large. Goldfish are not native to Montana. They are native to China, Cunneen said. It’s illegal to dump non-native fish into a pond in Montana. The crime is a misdemeanor and carries the potential of .
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 9/22/2017 9:28:00 PM
  • Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Vows Unification of Agency
  • The new director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is optimistic about the direction of the agency after a tumultuous legislative session brought to light inner conflicts and exposed a fissure among the individual departments. Martha Williams ...
  • FlatheadBeacon
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  • 9/22/2017 11:08:00 AM
  • Sec. Zinke declares October as National Hunting and Fishing Month
  • "Some of my best memories are hunting and fishing with my dad and granddad [in northwest Montana], and then later teaching my own kids to hunt and fish," Zinke said. "That's something I want more families to experience, which is exactly why increasing ...
  • WCSH6
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  • 9/21/2017 11:28:00 PM
  • Musings on a busy city
  • on the west by a rough line that follows Montana, Kouwe and Lind streets and south to First Avenue Northwest. I know it’s a mouthful. I knew about the Cedar Park Fishing Pier, but I had no idea there was a rain garden, too. In case you’re not familiar ...
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  • 9/20/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • And they know how to spread out, said Montana State University professor and U.S. Geological Survey research fisheries biologist Robert Al-Chokhachy. AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE "They're extremely good at dispersing," Al-Chokhachy said. "They're looking for that .
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 9/20/2017 8:19:00 AM
  • Tellesch Fur Farm Draft Environmental Assessment
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, is seeking public comment for a draft environmental assessment (EA) for Wade Tellesch for a fur farm license to possess a breeding pair of bobcats for the purpose of raising and selling bobcats as pets.
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  • 9/19/2017 6:06:00 PM
  • Richard Spencer’s Russian Wife Talks Trump, Utopia: Full Interview
  • On August 27th, in the wake of the horror of Charlottesville, I sat down to Skype with Nina Kouprianova, the Russian wife of the de-facto alt-right leader Richard Spencer, in her home in Whitefish, Montana. My goal was to ascertain as clearly as possible .
  • Observer
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  • 9/19/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Interior Secretary vows to increase fishing, hunting on federal lands
  • Zinke — a former Marine, author and congressman from Montana — tied the long-term health of habitat, fish and wildlife to recruiting “youths, veterans, minorities, and other communities that traditionally have low participation in outdoor recreation ...
  • San Francisco Chronicle
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  • 9/18/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Montana: Hoot Owl Restrictions Lifted on Lower Madison River
  • (HELENA, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks lifted the hoot owl restrictions on the lower Madison River from Ennis Dam to the mouth effective Friday. With cooler water temperatures, this section has met criteria for reopening. In most cases ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/18/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Undesirable fish cause concern
  • A quote in the 2017 Montana Fishing Guide sums it up: “Illegal introductions are made without proper biological analysis and public input, meaning that you the angler had no say in an ill-informed action by self-serving individuals.” Those fisheries ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 9/17/2017 2:37:00 PM
  • Video: Bikefishing for Steelhead in WATER CYCLE
  • In this first chapter, RIVER, we follow Brian Ohlen, an avid fisherman and hunter from Montana. Brian also has a passion for cycling and he combined the two by loading his waders, tackle and rod onto a bike, to go in search of Steelhead along the rivers on
  • venturingangler.com
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  • 9/16/2017 11:38:00 AM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on Madison River
  • (HELENA, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will lift the hoot owl restrictions on the lower Madison River from Ennis Dam to the mouth effective Friday. With cooler water temperatures, this section has met criteria for reopening. In most cases ...
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  • 9/15/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • Lake Frances Reopened to All Recreation
  • However, the recent change to wetter, cooler weather allowed Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to reopen the lake. For up-to-date information on all closures and restrictions related to drought and fire, visit fwp.mt.gov/news/restrictions/ or call the FWP .
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  • 9/15/2017 7:06:00 PM
  • Smith River Reopens to Fishing
  • 15 by FWP policy. Back on July 9 both the Smith and Sun rivers in central Montana were closed to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight. The Sun River reopened Sept. 1.
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  • 9/15/2017 6:06:00 PM
  • Fly fishing foundation marks 10th anniversary with event
  • First off, Joey's is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Yes, Joey's has been around for 10 years and has become a positive force in northeast Wyoming and southern Montana. Joey's has introduced hundreds of area youngsters to fly fishing and to the wonders .
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 9/14/2017 6:07:00 PM
  • Watch: Water Cycle Chapter 1 – Bikefishing for Steelhead
  • In this first chapter, “River,” we follow Brian Ohlen, an avid fisherman and hunter from Montana. Brian also has a passion for cycling and he combined the two by loading his waders, tackle, and rod onto a bike, to go in search of Steelhead along the ...
  • singletracks.com
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  • 9/14/2017 9:55:00 AM
  • Montana: Lake Frances Closed to Aid in Fire Suppression
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is temporarily closing Lake Frances in Pondera County, effective immediately, so that lake water can safely be used to help fight nearby wildfires. This closure applies to all recreation, such as boating, swimming ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/14/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Leeth to Lead Simm's Lake Community
  • Bozeman, Montana - Simms Fishing Products, the preeminent manufacturer of waders, outerwear, footwear and technical apparel hires Patterson Leeth of Minnesota to fill the Community Leader - Lake role. "Having spent the majority of my career working in the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/14/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Poaching Probe, Hurricane Irma Closures, Deer Openers: State Outdoors News
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is temporarily closing Lake Frances in Pondera County, effective immediately, so lake water can safely be used to help fight nearby wildfires. The closure applies to all recreation, such as boating, swimming, wading and ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/13/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Helena-area fishing report
  • Due to staffing conflicts, Montana Untamed's fishing report has ended for this year. The report will resume again next April. Until then, here is the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' report for Helena-area reservoirs. Canyon Ferry — Rainbow trout are ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/13/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Montana proposes limits on upper Bitterroot River fishing guides
  • FISHING -- Growing fishing pressure and congestion on Western Montana's Bitterroot River has prompted the state to propose limits on outfitters in the river's upper reaches. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comment on proposed administrative ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/13/2017 2:06:00 PM
  • Epic Montana Fly Fishing Adventure “Journey On”
  • “In the summer of 2015, filmmakers Aimee Savard and Chase Bartee packed up their belongings, moved into their 1985 Volkswagen Westfalia, and left their home in Massachusetts. The goal? To make their way to Montana, and spend as much time as humanly ...
  • frankenfly.com
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  • 9/13/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • Snapshots: Portions of Big Hole still open to fishing
  • Only portions of the Big Hole River are closed to fishing at this time, according to the Montana Department of Fish, Widlife and Parks. The remainder of the river is open to fishing. Montana Tech announces it will host the traveling exhibit, Montana’s ...
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 9/12/2017 9:23:00 PM
  • Fire Suppression Forces Closure of Lake Frances
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) has closed Lake Frances by Valier in Pondera County for public safety while crews use the lake water to fight several fires on the Rocky Mountain Front. The wildfires burning in the area are the Scalp Fire ...
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  • 9/12/2017 8:14:00 PM
  • FWP will present duck identification class in Billings
  • BILLINGS - Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks will present a duck identification workshop, tailored to waterfowl hunters, Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Billings. The free class will begin at 6:30 p.m. at FWP's Region 5 headquarters, 2300 Lake Elmo Dr. in Billings .
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  • 9/12/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • LAKE FRANCES CLOSED TO ALL RECREATION TO AID IN FIRE SUPPRESSION
  • (HELENA, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is temporarily closing Lake Frances in Pondera County, effective immediately, so that lake water can safely be used to help fight nearby wildfires. This closure applies to all recreation, such as ...
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  • 9/12/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • FWP proposes changes to dog training rules, public hearings scheduled
  • To minimize the impacts of dog training operations on nesting upland gamebirds and waterfowl, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing new requirements for trainers. Currently, statute requires written permission by the FWP director to train dogs ...
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  • 9/11/2017 11:46:00 PM
  • Fire Suppression Forces Another Closure of Seeley Lake Waters
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) closed all of Seeley Lake waters again for public safety while crews use the lake water to fight the Rice Ridge Fire. The closure applies to all recreation, such as boating, swimming, wading and fishing, so that ...
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  • 9/11/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • Best fishing story in 15 years
  • Now send them off to Livingston, Montana on a three-day odyssey to fish the mighty Yellowstone for trout. BTW, the dictionary defines odyssey as “a long journey full of adventures.” So here we go: They rented a pontoon drift boat and Kirsten used the ...
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 9/11/2017 8:15:00 PM
  • Fall trout-fishing trips in scenic Montana are designed to lure anglers
  • For an angler, there may be nothing better than trout fishing in the fall. Frontiers Travel is offering six-day fishing excursions at Big Hole Lodge, nestled in the Wise River Valley of southwest Montana. Participants will have an opportunity to fish in ..
  • onenewspage.com
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  • 9/11/2017 1:47:00 PM
  • Far Cry 5 New Video Shows The “In-Depth” Fishing Mechanics
  • There’s a huge variety of fish to get your hands on, varying in sizes and colour and type. Survival in the open world of Montana is obviously going to be a big part of the Far Cry 5 gameplay loop, so sustenance is going to be important no matter how it ...
  • Gaming Bolt
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  • 9/10/2017 2:55:00 PM
  • Comment period opens for proposed West Fork fishing restrictions
  • The proposed rules are intended to “address concerns about congestion on the river and social conflicts between river users,” according to the document released Friday afternoon by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The proposed rules are based on the ...
  • Ravalli Republic
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  • 9/10/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • FWP is Seeking Early Input on Hunting Regulations
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is looking for early public input and ideas for the 2018-2019 Montana hunting regulations. FWP’s Region 2 Wildlife Manager, Mike Thompson, explains that every two years FWP reviews the hunting regulations and proposes ...
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  • 9/8/2017 6:02:00 PM
  • 18-mile stretch of Big Hole River closes entirely to fishing
  • according to a news release from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. This section of river will reopen when flows average above 200 cubic feet per second for seven consecutive days, but no later than October 31.
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 9/7/2017 10:21:00 PM
  • Big bucks handed out Sunday as the Valdez Fish Derbies season ends
  • And the $10,000 cash prize winner for holding the winning ticket drawn at the Valdez Fish Derbies end-of the-year awards party was Roger Johnson from Great Falls, Montana. At press time, Johnson was camping and had not yet heard about his winning ticket.
  • Valdez Star
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  • 9/7/2017 8:05:00 PM
  • Thank a Hunter or Bowhunter Education Instructor
  • This fall, like every autumn, thousands of first time hunters will safely hit the Montana landscape, all because someone volunteered the time to teach them properly. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ hunter education program annually graduates about ...
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  • 9/7/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Sun River to Reopen to Fishing
  • 1, state fisheries officials have announced. The Sun and Smith rivers central Montana rivers were closed July 9 to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight because of increased water temperatures. With longer and cooler nights, the restriction has been lifted
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  • 9/7/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • Creek snorkeling: Survey counts fish in Bitterroot River tributary
  • “Ok, call them out Alex,” Whiteley said. “You have to learn how to speak snorkelese to do this.” Chris Clancy is a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks fisheries biologist who has worked in the Bitterroot for years. “The Bitterroot is not unlike ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/7/2017 12:44:00 PM
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife seeks comments on state DNRC plan
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public comment on the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s application to amend an incidental take permit to authorize additional incidental take on 81,416 acres of proposed Habitat ...
  • Belgrade News
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  • 9/7/2017 7:12:00 AM
  • Yellowstone continues to restore native fish with Gibbon River project
  • It’s the fourth project in the last decade to restore westslope cutthroat, a fish often thought of as something only found in western Montana. Yellowstone’s eponymous cutthroat is often thought of as the main cutthroat species in this region ...
  • Standard Journal
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  • 9/7/2017 6:09:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Try Bighorn, Kootenai, Yellowstone rivers for trout action
  • Smoke has settled into the valleys of Western Montana and wildland fires continue to rage across the region. The smoke can actually improve fishing conditions by acting as artificial cloud cover and help moderate the temperature. However, the air quality .
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/7/2017 1:07:00 AM
  • Lower Big Hole River section closes to all fishing
  • An 18-mile stretch of the lower Big Hole River has been fully closed to fishing after streamflows dropped too low. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced in a news release that the stretch of the Big Hole River from Notch Bottom Fishing Access Site ...
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 9/6/2017 9:26:00 PM
  • FWP to close section of the Lower Big Hole River to all fishing
  • HELENA- Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks announced Wednesday that section five of the Big Hole River would close to all fishing on Thursday. Section five runs from Notch Bottom to the river’s confluence with the Beaverhead River. The closure comes as ...
  • ktvh.com
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  • 9/6/2017 7:29:00 PM
  • Bear cubs sent to rehab center after separation from mother
  • BILLINGS — Two small black bear cubs were sent to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks rehabilitation center in Helena Tuesday after they were separated from their mother near Harlowton. FWP game warden Nick Taylor said the cubs and their mother ...
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  • 9/6/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • Send the Water South
  • About Simms Fishing Products: Established in 1980, Montana-based Simms is the Preeminent manufacturer of waders, outerwear and technical apparel in fishing. The full line of Simms gear is available at specialty and large format retailers nationwide as well
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 9/6/2017 3:06:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted
  • 1, state fisheries officials have announced. The Sun and Smith rivers in central Montana were closed July 27 to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight because of increased water temperatures. With longer and cooler nights, the restriction has been lifted ..
  • Choteau Acantha
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  • 9/5/2017 7:59:00 PM
  • The Confluence Fly Shop Shares the Art of Fly Fishing
  • Within a year and a half of stepping foot in the shop, Scott was working there, tying flies commercially for them and joining fishing trips as far away as Montana. “Part of the passion of fly fishing that I see in so many people is sharing it with others .
  • whatcomtalk.com
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  • 9/5/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • Montana FWP Officials Confirm Presence of Fish Kill Parasite
  • Officials have confirmed the same parasite that felled thousands of whitefish in the Yellowstone River last year is present in the current spate of fish deaths. Last week, we reported nearly 80 dead fish, mostly whitefish, had turned up during floats by ..
  • yellowstoneinsider.com
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  • 9/5/2017 3:36:00 PM
  • Test Results Show Familiar Parasite Killing Montana Fish
  • BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials have confirmed that the same parasite that killed thousands of fish in the Yellowstone River last year is also responsible for the deaths of a handful of fish discovered by officials at the river over the past two ..
  • K2 Radio
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  • 9/5/2017 12:53:00 PM
  • Tippets: Sage Lodge, Fishing Soft Hackles
  • Sage is building a fly-fishing lodge in Emigtrant, Montana. Sage Lodge will offer easy access to Yellowstone National Park, and will “lead with fly-fishing,” says Tag Kleiner, Sage’s vice president of marketing, “that’s the heart and soul of Sage ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 9/5/2017 10:59:00 AM
  • Trip's biggest fish didn't come fast
  • After a week in North Dakota and Montana, we returned to Canada, staying briefly at Indiaonta Resort and then back to fish Camp Quetico for a final few days. Linda had a score of her own to settle with a big pike from the first week, but it just wasn't ...
  • Derrick
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  • 9/5/2017 5:54:00 AM
  • Test results shows familiar parasite killing Montana fish
  • BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana officials have confirmed that the same parasite that killed thousands of fish in the Yellowstone River last year is also responsible for the deaths of a handful of fish discovered by officials at the river over the past two weeks.
  • WRAL
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  • 9/2/2017 10:08:00 AM
  • Guest opinion: Clean Water Rule = big fish + big money for Montana
  • As fly-fishing outfitters, guides, and shop owners in Montana, we absolutely depend on headwaters — ephemeral and intermittent streams, as well as wetlands — because those are the places that trout spawn and grow, and wild and native trout are ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 9/2/2017 10:04:00 AM
  • Test results shows familiar parasite killing Montana fish
  • BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials have confirmed that the same parasite that killed thousands of fish in the Yellowstone River last year is also responsible for the deaths of a handful of fish discovered by officials at the river over the past two we
  • abcfoxmontana.com
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  • 9/2/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • HUNTERS BE CAREFUL!
  • In Montana, fire restrictions are often coordinated with land management agencies and the counties. Typically, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks follows the lead of the county where its land is located. However, fire restrictions can vary from county to ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 9/1/2017 11:33:00 PM
  • Fishing Restrictions on Sun River Lifted
  • 1, state fisheries officials have announced. The Sun and Smith rivers in central Montana were closed July 27 to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight because of increased water temperatures. With longer and cooler nights, the restriction has been lifted ..
  • Fairfield Sun Times
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  • 9/1/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on Sun River
  • The Sun and Smith rivers in central Montana were closed on July 27 to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight because of increased water temperatures. With longer and cooler nights, the restriction has been lifted for the Sun River. However, the fishing ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 9/1/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • FWP PROPERTIES IN GALLATIN COUNTY MOVE TO STAGE I RESTRICTIONS SATURDAY
  • (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ properties in Gallatin County are set to enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Saturday. This includes Fishing Access Sites, State Parks, and Wildlife Management areas. FWP follows the counties in entering ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 9/1/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Test results shows familiar parasite killing Montana fish
  • BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials have confirmed that the same parasite that killed thousands of fish in the Yellowstone River last year is also responsible for the deaths of a handful of fish discovered by officials at the river over the past two ..
  • Oklahoma News
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  • 9/1/2017 6:27:00 PM
  • FWP tightens fire restrictions in Carbon County, Cooney State Park
  • BILLINGS - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks ban on campfires and restrictions on smoking and other activities at its properties in Carbon County will get stricter starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, because of wildfire danger. The added restrictions will not
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  • 9/1/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Simms Fishing Products featured at White House manufacturing event
  • Montana’s world-famous trout streams shared the national spotlight when Simms Fishing Products of Bozeman was selected to participate in the recent White House Made in America event that aimed to highlight the Trump Administration’s commitment to ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 9/1/2017 2:10:00 PM
  • Crop Loss, Fishing Bans: Montana Becomes Epicenter of Drought in West
  • The state’s governor declared a drought disaster across 20 counties while a National Weather Service official acknowledged a long-range forecast missed the mark. Smoke rises from the Lolo Peak fire in Montana as seen from an airplane on August 18, 2017.
  • www.newsdeeply.com
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  • 9/1/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Yellowstone Riiver fish killed by same infection as last year
  • “Even though PKD was present, it’s clear this year’s outbreak is far less than what we saw last year,” said Eileen Ryce, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Fisheries Division administrator, in a press release. Last summer's PKD outbreak on the upper ...
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 8/31/2017 10:30:00 PM
  • Bug Blueprints
  • You won’t find crayfish in glacier-fed streams, mountain headwaters, or Montana spring creeks, but you will find them in large lakes (also the Great Lakes), big tailwater streams, and other major Eastern, Midwestern, and Western watersheds. Big trout in ..
  • flyfisherman.com
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  • 8/31/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Helping hand to fish: Butte sends Silver Lake water to upper Clark Fork
  • Jason Lindstrom, fisheries biologist with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, said that even though the pilot project is short-term, he believes that once 25 to 30 cubic feet per second hits the troubled waterways, the benefits to the fish
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 8/31/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Yellowstone continues to restore native fish with Gibbon River project
  • It’s the fourth project in the last decade to restore westslope cutthroat, a fish often thought of as something only found in western Montana. Yellowstone’s eponymous cutthroat is often thought of as the main cutthroat species in this region ...
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 8/31/2017 11:16:00 AM
  • Corrections to the 2017 trapping regulations
  • This week, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks issued a correction to the recently released 2017 Montana Furbearers and Trapping Regulations pertaining to future trapper education and future trap modification requirements. The correction is necessary to ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/30/2017 6:47:00 PM
  • Fish results encouraging in Yellowstone River
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ biologists again surveyed the Yellowstone River between Livingston and Springdale. Results were encouraging – fewer dead fish and stable flows and water temperatures. “Though we still don’t know if the cause of ...
  • abcfoxmontana.com
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  • 8/30/2017 12:01:00 AM
  • 2017 big game hunting forecast
  • The following big game forecast will give you some very valuable information for planning your hunt. But it’s only a small piece of what Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks offers Montana hunters. On our website you can find information about hunting access .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/29/2017 9:01:00 PM
  • Mountain lion following food source into Absarokee
  • BILLINGS — A mountain lion that has appeared in Absarokee during the past few weeks is following deer into town, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say. Residents have reported seeing the lion, which has not acted aggressively, around homes ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/29/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Re-Closure of Seeley Lake Waters for Fire Suppression Efforts
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is re-closing all of Seeley Lake waters, effective immediately, for public safety while crews use the lake water to fight the Rice Ridge Fire. The closure applies to all recreation, such as boating, swimming ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/29/2017 12:32:00 AM
  • FWP accepts land for Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone fishing access
  • A donation of 1.5 acres along the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River at Edgar to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to develop as a fishing access has been approved. Carbon County offered the land. FWP conducted an environmental assessment and received no
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 8/28/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions to be lifted on more Montana rivers
  • BOZEMAN – Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks announced Monday that fishing restrictions would be lifted in three Montana rivers. FWP will lift angling restrictions on the Jefferson, East Gallatin and Gallatin rivers on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The changes come ...
  • ktvh.com
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  • 8/28/2017 10:41:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on Jefferson, Gallatin
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is lifting angling restrictions on the Jefferson, East Gallatin and Gallatin rivers; effective Tuesday August 29th at 2:00 pm due to improved stream temperatures. The restriction being lifted Tuesday will open the following .
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/28/2017 8:13:00 PM
  • Billings-area fall hunter education classes set
  • The classes, taught by certified Fish, Wildlife and Parks volunteers, are required for most people to buy a hunting licenses in Montana. Online registration for the classes is encouraged. Students may register online at the Montana FWP web site â ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/28/2017 5:42:00 PM
  • FWP Testing Dead Fish on the Yellowstone
  • The discovery of numerous dead fish in the Yellowstone River near Livingston this week has Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks biologists on alert. Fisheries manager Travis Horton at FWP Region 3 in Bozeman said there isn’t enough information now to ...
  • NewsTalk95.5
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  • 8/25/2017 3:22:00 PM
  • Sept. Montana Hunting & Fishing News FREE for AmmoLand Readers
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-The Montana Hunting & Fishing News Magazine is offering an exclusive free look at their September 2017 issue online for Ammoland.com readers. The Montana Hunting & Fishing News magazine is produced 11 times per year, with issues monthly
  • Ammo Land
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  • 8/25/2017 1:30:00 PM
  • Dead fish found in Yellowstone River, but no closure
  • BILLINGS-Montana wildlife officials are finding more dead fish on the Yellowstone River and trying to determine if they were killed because of a parasite that prompted a shutdown of the popular waterway last year. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks said its .
  • ktvh.com
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  • 8/25/2017 1:23:00 PM
  • Wildlife official find dead fish in Yellowstone River
  • BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana officials say they recently discovered dead fish in Yellowstone River and are waiting on test results to know if they were killed by the same parasite that killed thousands of fish last year. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports ...
  • WRAL
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  • 8/25/2017 10:14:00 AM
  • The Latest: Dead fish found in Yellowstone, but no closure
  • Montana wildlife officials are finding more dead fish on the Yellowstone River and trying to determine if they were killed because of a parasite that prompted a shutdown of the popular waterway last year. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks said its workers ..
  • WRAL
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  • 8/25/2017 10:14:00 AM
  • Dozens of dead fish found in Yellowstone River
  • This Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, photo shows dead whitefish floating in the Yellowstone River near Emigrant, Mont. Montana wildlife officials closed a stretch of the river and numerous tributaries after a massive fish kill that is blamed on a contagious parasit
  • CBS News
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  • 8/25/2017 3:29:00 AM
  • Dead fish found in Yellowstone, but no closure
  • Montana wildlife officials are finding more dead fish on the Yellowstone River and trying to determine if they were killed because of a parasite that prompted a shutdown of the popular waterway last year. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks said its workers ..
  • NBC Montana
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  • 8/25/2017 12:50:00 AM
  • Time to Shutdown
  • Guess you will have to remove his statues and his name from plaques as well as give up your bully pulpit. Patagonia recently ran a TV ad in Montana and Utah with company founder Yvon Chouinard fishing and declaring, ‘‘Our business is built on having ...
  • rockthetruth2.blogspot.com
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  • 8/25/2017 12:19:00 AM
  • FWP finds more dead fish on Yellowstone, not considering closure
  • Travis Horton, the regional fisheries manager for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, said his staff found 18 dead whitefish and one that was dying during a float from Mallard's Rest to Pine Creek on Thursday. Staff found 76 dead whitefish downstream of ...
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 8/25/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • Wildlife Officials Find Dead Fish in Yellowstone River
  • BOZEMAN — Montana officials say they recently discovered dead fish in Yellowstone River and are waiting on test results to know if they were killed by the same parasite that killed thousands of fish last year. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Montana ..
  • FlatheadBeacon
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  • 8/24/2017 11:18:00 PM
  • Fish death toll climbs on Yellowstone River
  • Nineteen more dead mountain whitefish were found by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Park staff as they floated the Yellowstone River in the Paradise Valley on Thursday. The crew captured one fish close to death, which will help scientists more easily determine
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/24/2017 11:03:00 PM
  • FWP closely monitoring Yellowstone River after recent fish kills
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is closely monitoring recent discoveries of dead fish along the upper Yellowstone River. According to a press release sent by Montana FWP, official test results won't be available until next week at the earliest and ...
  • abcfoxmontana.com
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  • 8/24/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • FWP monitoring recent fish deaths in Yellowstone River
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is closely monitoring recent discoveries of dead fish along the upper Yellowstone River. Official test results won’t be available until next week at the earliest and biologists don’t have enough information yet to ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/24/2017 12:35:00 AM
  • Dead fish found on Yellowstone River — an eerie reminder of last summer
  • Almost 80 dead fish have been collected by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff on the Yellowstone River below Livingston in the past two days, but the cause of their death won't be known until at least next week. The information is a discouraging ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/23/2017 11:30:00 PM

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