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State parks seeking comments on fee hikes

State parks seeking comments on fee hikes

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MSU student tackles thorny issue of Yellowstone buffalo

MSU student tackles thorny issue of Yellowstone buffalo

Growing up in Florida did nothing to prepare Eddie Roqueta for spending hours in the cold of Yellowstone National Park making a film on bison last winter.

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Hunting, fishing licenses on EQC meeting agenda

HELENA — Final decisions on studies of federal land management, Montana’s hunting and fishing licensing system and Virginia City, Nevada City and Reeder’s Alley will top the agenda of the Environmental Quality Council at its meeting on Sept. …

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Amputee passionately pursues backcountry skiing, outdoor fun

Amputee passionately pursues backcountry skiing, outdoor fun

Perhaps it was because Vasu Sojitra nearly died when he was a child that he has chosen to pursue life with such raw gusto, even though the youthful illness cost him his right leg.

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Gear junkie: CamelBak celebrates 25 years of innovative drinking gear

Gear junkie: CamelBak celebrates 25 years of innovative drinking gear

The story is legend among outdoor gear geeks. In 1988, during a bike race called the Hotter ‘N Hell Hundred, a parched rider named Michael Eidson had a vision of something that would become the CamelBak hydration pack.

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Montana fishing report: Cold wet weather helps rivers, lakes

Stillwater Anglers in Columbus reports that despite last weekend’s rainy weather, fishing was fantastic on the Stillwater River.

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Wyoming outdoors: Time is ripe to pick buffaloberries

Wyoming outdoors: Time is ripe to pick buffaloberries

While looking at the three-day Labor Day weekend and all its outdoor opportunities available, I can think of a host of things I would like to do.

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Heavy rains ruin roads in Fergus, Petroleum counties

Some gravel roads in Petroleum and Fergus counties are impassable following damage caused by last week's heavy rainstorms.

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Black powder silhouette shoot set for Sunday

There will be a Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette Match on Sunday at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.

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Robin Williams was no fool when it came to fly casting

Robin Williams was no fool when it came to fly casting

Noted fly angler Jack Dennis, of Jackson Hole, Wyo., shared this great story about actor and comedian Robin Williams, who recently died. Dennis gave permission to republish the tale here:

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Fort Peck campground to close on Sept. 2

The West End Campground at Fort Peck Reservoir will close for the season on Sept. 2.

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BLM taking reservations for Sundance Lodge hunting

Beginning this fall the BLM will assume management of the shotgun reservation program at Sundance Lodge, a popular recreation area located on the Clarks Fork River south of Laurel.

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Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

MANY GLACIER – Midsummer crowds on the Grinnell Glacier trail can inspire complacency. But rest assured: This is wild country and choice bear habitat, deep in the heart of Glacier National Park.

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Abandoned cougar kitten going to zoo

Abandoned cougar kitten going to zoo

A mountain lion kitten — with killer blue eyes, but too young and weak to prey on anything larger than a butterfly — is getting a one-way ticket from Eastern Washington to a Pennsylvania zoo.

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Free guide offers advice on elk decoy setup

Free guide offers advice on elk decoy setup

Just in time for archery season, Montana Decoys has launched a new Elk Decoy Setup Guide that can be downloaded from the company's website.

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Wilderness films to be shown on Sept. 6 in Lewistown

Wilderness films to be shown on Sept. 6 in Lewistown

The Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary Film Festival will be at the Judith Cinema during Lewistown’s 25th annual Chokecherry Festival on Sept. 6.

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Fire restrictions lifted at Yellowstone County fishing sites

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Yellowstone County.

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Final moon walk set for Sept. 6 up East Rosebud

The Beaver Full Moon Walk will be held Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Jimmy Joe Campground, up the East Rosebud drainage.

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Low water of Great Salt Lake reveals ghosts of the past

Low water of Great Salt Lake reveals ghosts of the past

Low water is not always a bad thing for boaters. At least boaters with a taste for the history of the lakes they sail.

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Elk-viewing tour to CMR refuge offered Sept. 30

Elk-viewing tour to CMR refuge offered Sept. 30

The Central Montana Education Center in Lewistown is partnering with the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge to offer people a trip to the Slippery Ann elk viewing area during the peak of the elk rut.

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Stargazer talk set for Saturday at Pictograph

Stargazer talk set for Saturday at Pictograph

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Chief Plenty Coups State Park celebrates on Saturday

Chief Plenty Coups State Park celebrates on Saturday

Chief Plenty Coups State Park celebrates on Saturday

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Group releases access proposals for public comment

Group releases access proposals for public comment

Crossing from public land to public land at fence corners has been a hotly contested issue between Montana hunters and landowners for some time.

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Region 5 bird forecast below average, other areas average

Region 5 bird forecast below average, other areas average

Here’s a rundown on the current status of Montana’s top upland game birds:

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Steelhead anglers reminded to carefully release wild fish

If there’s a consensus about anything in Northwest fishing circles, it’s that steelhead and salmon deserve the highest respect. Their migrations up and down natal streams and survival in the predator-infested nightmare of the ocean set them a…

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