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 By Moira Davin    Outdoors    August 3, 2022

DEQ Announces Approximately $1 Million In Available Grants For Water Quality

Helena -The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking applications for approximately $1 million in funding for nonpoint source pollution reduction projects available under the Federal Clean Water Act. Nonpoint source pollution is...

 

Access Restored To Some Southeast Montana Rec Sites

Miles City – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has lifted access restrictions at some recreation sites in southeast Montana that were prompted by flooding along the Yellowstone River. Drive-in access to Rosebud West and Rosebud East Fishing Access...

 

Exploring Lake Coeur d'Alene

Lake Coeur d'Alene, ID Idaho has alot to offer visitors. Although the visit was in March and still a little cold to get in the water, there was still plenty to see....

 

State Agencies Advise Recreators to Avoid Flood Events

Helena —River recreators should avoid contact with water during and for at least two weeks after flood events. Floodwaters have already impacted communities in the Yellowstone River basin, and more flooding is anticipated elsewhere in the state, su...

 

Kids Fishing Derby

The annual Kids Fishing Derby was held at Kent Pelton Nature Park in Watford City on June 4. Although it was a slow day of fishing, Jax Andrews, 3, caught this 49.6 cm catfish with his parents Chase...

 

Tobacco Gardens Kite Festival

Tobacco Gardens held their annual Kite Festival last weekend. The festival will continue this weekend, June 9-12. There will be vendors and a bouncy house Saturday and Sunday. Baby K'z food truck...

 

More Than 2,000 AIS Inspections Conducted Over Memorial Day Weekend

Helena – Although the weather wasn’t ideal for outdoor recreation, aquatic invasive species stations around the state conducted more than 2,000 inspections over the Memorial Day weekend. So far this year, FWP and its partners have inspected...

 
 By Marla Prell    Outdoors    June 1, 2022

Sidney Bowhunter Education Course

A free spring Bowhunter Education in-person course will be offered in Sidney on June 10, and June 16-18. Students can register for the course online at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/1. Occupancy is 35 seats. There will be an...

 

Kids Fishing Day

The Walleyes Unlimited MonDak Chapter held their annual kids fishing day May 25 at Gartside Reseviour. Richland County 6th graders enjoyed learning about fish species, casting, water & boating...

 
 By Marla Prell    Outdoors    May 25, 2022

Paddlefish Season On Yellowstone, Lower Missouri Started May 15

Miles City - The 2022 paddlefishing season on the Yellowstone and Lower Missouri rivers started, Sunday, May 15. Harvest days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays on the Yellowstone and...

 
 By Marla Prell    Outdoors    May 18, 2022

Sidney Bowhunter Education Course

A free spring Bowhunter Education in-person course will be offered in Sidney on June 10, and June 16-18. Students can register for the course online at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/1. Occupancy is 35 seats. There will be an...

 

ND Paddlefish Snagging Season Closed To Additional Harvest

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced May 9 that the state's 2022 paddlefish snagging season is closed to any additional harvest to provide long-term protection of the paddlefish...

 

Hunting & Fishing License Year Began March 1

The 2022 license year opened March 1, which means you can buy new hunting and fishing licenses and begin applying for permits and special licenses. The deadline to apply for deer and elk permits is April 1. Applications for most species – deer, elk...

 

Montana FWP Announces Open Fields Enrollment Period

Helena – It’s time for landowners with land enrolled in the federal Conservation Reserve Program to send in applications for enrollment in the state-sponsored Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters, a voluntary incentive program designed to benefit...

 

Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission Approves 2022-23 Hunting Regulations

Helena – At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved hunting regulations for the 2022 and 2023 hunting seasons with a significant focus on changes to elk hunting opportunities. All final regulations approved at the...

 

Landowners Have Until March 15 To Apply For FWP Public Access To Public Lands Programs

Landowners have until March 15 to submit applications to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks for enrollment in the Unlocking Public Lands (UPL) Program or the Public Access Land Agreement (PALA) Program. These programs are designed to provide recreational...

 

Register Now For Hunter Education Classes

Helena - Several in-person hunter educations classes have been scheduled around the state over the next several months. While online classes are also available, there are several advantages to in-person classes, including: hands-on experience,...

 

Public Comment Period Extended For Hunting Regulation Proposals

Helena - The deadline for public comment on the 2022/20223 hunting regulation proposals has been extended from Jan. 14 to Jan. 21.   Those interested can view the proposals and provide comment online at fwp.mt.gov/regproposals....

 

As Ice Recreation Season Begins, Anglers, Others Encouraged To Practice Safety

It’s that time of year when ice anglers and other recreationists head out to Montana’s “hard” waters for the winter season. Whether ice fishing, ice skating, hunting, snowmobiling or just taking a walk, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks...

 

Start Your New Year Off Right With A First Day Hike

Helena – Start 2022 off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at a state park near you. On Jan. 1, Montana State Parks will host First Day Hikes at Flathead Lake State Park (Wayfarers, West Shore, and Lone Pine units), Travelers’ Rest...

 

Lower Yellowstone Committee Presents Recommendations To FWP

The Lower Yellowstone River Corridor Advisory Committee (LYRC Committee) fulfilled its chartered commitment by presenting a final report of recommendations to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Hank Worsech and staff during a recent...

 

Montana Hunter Harvest Surveys Are Underway

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is conducting harvest and sighting surveys by phone. The survey asks randomly selected hunters a series of short questions about their hunting effort, harvest success, and sighting information. Wildlife managers say...

 

Lower Yellowstone Committee Makes Significant Headway

Miles City - The Lower Yellowstone River Corridor Advisory Committee (LYRC Committee) has made substantial progress since its first meeting in late August. The committee met Nov. 8 in Miles City and is preparing to submit its final recommendations...

 

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