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Walleye illegally introduced into Bynum Reservoir

Walleye have been found illegally introduced into Bynum Reservoir along the Rocky Mountain Front.

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Big game season fuels economy and traditions

Big game season fuels economy and traditions

Imagine that every week for five weeks the entire population of Bozeman left home and spread out across Montana’s mountains and prairies to go…

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State parks seek comment on Smith River changes

Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on its proposal to require mandatory food storage to minimize black bear conflicts in Smith Rive…

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Comment period extended on Marias River deal

Following a contentious discussion at the Fish and Wildlife Commission's October meeting, the public comment period has been extended for a pr…

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Ice patch archaeologist to talk in Cody on Nov. 6

Ice patch archaeologist to talk in Cody on Nov. 6

Ice patch archaeology is the subject of a Nov. 6 talk by Craig M. Lee, a research scientist at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at …

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Glendive fishing access site repaired

Long-awaited latrine replacement and additional road work at Black Bridge fishing access site in Glendive has been completed so the area has b…

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9.4-pound coho new record in Idaho's inaugural season

9.4-pound coho new record in Idaho's inaugural season

Idaho’s first-ever season for sea-run coho salmon has spawned a new state record for the species, and perhaps a race to beat it.

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Easement guarantees access to public lands

Easement guarantees access to public lands

Permanent access has been secured to 41,344 acres of public lands in Beaverhead County — just in time for the general big game hunting season.

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Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

BUTTE — A big hunt can turn into a big waste — if the harvested animal isn’t handled correctly.

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Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

MISSOULA — Sometimes, no news is good news at the start of hunting season.

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Deer, elk rifle season that opens Saturday is link to ancient humans

Deer, elk rifle season that opens Saturday is link to ancient humans

You are hardwired to hunt.

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Report: State's largest landowners keep expanding

Report: State's largest landowners keep expanding

The big just keep getting bigger.

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Gear junkie: Company makes fun fat bikes more affordable

Gear junkie: Company makes fun fat bikes more affordable

Fat bikes came on my radar in 2005, back when the big-tire bicycles were esoteric and custom made. I rode one in the snow that winter and eve…

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Outdoors just for kids: Why are people wearing bright orange?

Outdoors just for kids: Why are people wearing bright orange?

Montana’s deer and elk rifle season opens Saturday so you may see more people driving down the highway with bright orange coats, vests or hats on.

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Wyoming outdoors: Access program opens private land to hunters

Wyoming outdoors: Access program opens private land to hunters

I think most Wyoming hunters and anglers find it pretty hard to access private lands in order to hunt or fish. Even though much of the land i…

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Hunters reminded to close gates

While most hunters make a conscious effort to close gates behind them, every year some gates get left open by careless hunters, causing landow…

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Men acknowledge poaching bull elk in Grand Teton

JACKSON, Wyo. — Two men accused of gunning down a bull elk in Grand Teton National Park while drunk have been sentenced to a week in jail and …

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Sage grouse talk Oct. 30 in Bighorn, Wyo.

Sage grouse talk Oct. 30 in Bighorn, Wyo.

Wildlife biologist Erik Molvar will talk about the preservation of the greater sage-grouse, and discuss efforts to improve protections for the…

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Welcome to a wonderful waterfowl season

Welcome to a wonderful waterfowl season

The green head was unmistakable against a brilliant blue sky that magnified the gold and red leaves on the hardwood trees ringing the pond.

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Wildlife conservation topic of FWP meeting

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a daylong meeting in Helena on Tuesday to discuss lessons learned from the wolf stamp proposal and …

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