January has become a very special time of year for those of us who appreciate Montana’s incredible outdoor opportunities. About this time every year, folks from every walk of life, whether they are anglers or boaters, naturalists or river rats, tourists or hardened Montanans, all come togeth…
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Tuesday that he isn't going to change his approach to appointments as he replaces nominees that didn't pass muster with the Montana Senate.
FWP Commissioner Bob Ream unexpectedly resigned Thursday afternoon, tearing up momentarily as he read a statement explaining how he felt he couldn’t get a fair hearing at next week’s confirmation hearing, but enjoyed his past four years on the commission.
HELENA — Three out of five Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners at next month’s meeting will be new appointees.
HELENA — The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commissioners agreed that they’re “plowing new ground” when it comes to handling brucellosis in elk, and while they’re not sure how that will look in actual management activities, they want to maintain a hands-on presence at least for the next fe…
HELENA — Montana now has its first-ever statewide fisheries plan.
HELENA - Helena police would be allowed to remove up to 200 urban deer between this coming Jan. 1 and March 31 under a proposal given initial approval Thursday by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.
HELENA — Montana wildlife regulators suspect more and more people are faking disabilities to take advantage of privileges granted to disabled hunters, so they want to remove one of those perks in hopes of curbing abuse.
When Bob Ream, chairman of the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission, got his deer this hunting season, he tagged it and took it home for processing.
HAMILTON -- With Montana's general rifle season past the halfway mark, some are starting to doubt that hunters will fill the quota set for wolves in the West Fork of the Bitterroot.
Some hunters are abusing a permit system that allows disabled persons to hunt from their vehicles, according to Fish, Wildlife and Parks' law enforcement bureau chief.
HELENA — A meeting in which the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission was slated to make its final decision on a controversial easement across a Miles City fish hatchery — for a section of the Tongue River Railroad — was abruptly canceled this week.
There aren't any sandbags piled up in bunkerlike fashion around the Fish, Wildlife and Parks headquarters in Helena, but no other government agency is under such heavy fire this legislative session.
Trapping and killing mule deer in Glendive would be a better way to control their numbers rather than allowing archery hunting, said Willie Doll, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commissioner for northeastern Montana.
The idea of killing is not a thrill to hunter Greg Stube.
HELENA — Long-time Helena rancher John Baucus was lauded this week by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission for his conservation efforts and his many years as a board member for TIP-MONT.
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