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Meeting Wednesday on Big Spring Creek work

Meeting Wednesday on Big Spring Creek work

A public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Lewistown office on a draft environmental assessment …

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Upland bird council to visit Billings-area projects

Upland bird council to visit Billings-area projects

The advisory council that developed recommendations for upland game bird habitat enhancements will meet in Billings Oct. 6-7 for an open house…

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Cold Lakes is too easy to love too much

Cold Lakes is too easy to love too much

CONDON – It’s easy to find Cold Lakes on the U.S. Forest Service’s Mission Mountains Wilderness map: They’re the ones rimmed with reddish-pink…

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Two day cowboy action shoot planned

The Montana Territory Peacemakers is holding its two-day monthly match at the Billings Rod and Gun Club on Saturday and Sunday.

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Buffalo rifle gong match set for Sunday

There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.

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Deer populations still rebounding from declines

Deer populations still rebounding from declines

Mule deer numbers have experienced recent declines in many areas of Montana but should be improving with favorable weather and habitat conditi…

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Sphinx Mountain and The Helmet: Two very distinctive landmarks

Sphinx Mountain and The Helmet: Two very distinctive landmarks

ENNIS – There’s nothing quite like Sphinx Mountain in all of the Madison Range.

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Yellowstone to poison nonnative brook trout

^pYellowstone National Park biologists will introduce a fish toxin into Elk Creek and its tributaries this week, including Lost and Yancey cre…

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Groups to push BLM for new backcountry designation

Groups to push BLM for new backcountry designation

Growing up in central Montana, Ryan Callaghan planned many of his hunting trips to public land. That tradition has followed him to Idaho where…

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Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herds

Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herds

PORTLAND, Maine — Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populati…

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Ch-paa-qn is 'shining peak' standing west of Missoula

Ch-paa-qn is 'shining peak' standing west of Missoula

NINEMILE – Before you lace up your boots and strap on a backpack to climb the lone mountain soaring on Missoula’s western horizon, it’s probab…

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Fishing survey turns into river rodeo

Fishing survey turns into river rodeo

Imagine putting a 12-foot boat on a river that is too small to float an 8-foot craft.

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Forest projects sought for funding

^pHave a trail, ATV route or road that needs funding? The Resource Advisory Committees for the Custer Gallatin National Forest and the Souther…

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Boulder Lake: Lake sits on quieter side of Rattlesnake

Boulder Lake: Lake sits on quieter side of Rattlesnake

GOLD CREEK — In the northern reaches of the Rattlesnake Wilderness, Boulder Lake provides solitude not found closer to the main trailhead on t…

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Have a plan to get game meat cooled

Have a plan to get game meat cooled

Hunters, by law, are required to salvage the meat from game they kill.

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Hunters reminded to douse fires

^pAs Montanans prepare to take hunting trips, state fire officials are reminding them to make sure they have plenty of water to put any fires out.

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FWP abandons wolf donation stamp

Proposed administrative rules to establish a voluntary management stamp to enable anyone to make a donation to Montana's wolf program won't be…

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Special youth hunt set for Sept. 27-28

^pMontana’s young hunters are the focus of a special weekend youth waterfowl and pheasant hunting season Sept. 27–28.^p

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Official weight of North Dakota state-record goldeye reduced

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota wildlife leaders have reduced the official weight of a huge goldeye caught by a 9-year-old Velva boy this summer…

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