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Illegally introduced walleye found in Bynum Reservoir

GREAT FALLS — Montana fish and wildlife officials say they have discovered illegally introduced walleye in Bynum Reservoir.

October 26, 2014 10:30 amLoading…

Montana FWP offers reward for info on poached deer south of Roundup

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering up to $1,000 for information that leads to the conviction of whoever illegally killed two deer south of Roundup, according to a news release. 

July 18, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Guest opinion: FWP success hinges on respect for wildlife, stakeholders

Guest opinion: FWP success hinges on respect for wildlife, stakeholders

I was both honored and encouraged earlier this year when Gov. Steve Bullock appointed me director of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. FWP plays an essential role in Montana's outdoor culture and recreation-based economy. And it's staffed by a dedicated and professional corps of biologists…

June 19, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
FWP seeks more comments on recommendations for blue-ribbon trout stream's use

FWP seeks more comments on recommendations for blue-ribbon trout stream's use

HELENA - While 80 percent of people surveyed in 2009 are satisfied with recreational conditions on the Madison River, as its use continues to increase, that could change.

June 16, 2013 10:38 amLoading…
Grizzly bear euthanized near Eureka

Grizzly bear euthanized near Eureka

KALISPELL — State wildlife officials euthanized a 3-year-old female grizzly bear that was causing problems in subdivisions east and southeast of Eureka.

June 05, 2013 3:13 pm Related Loading…
Montana lawmakers consider separate parks board

Montana lawmakers consider separate parks board

HELENA — A panel of lawmakers on Wednesday heard a plan to split the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission's duties by creating a new board to oversee state parks and recreation.

January 16, 2013 2:30 pm Related Loading…

Montana agencies propose 4,500-acre land acquisition

GREAT FALLS - State agencies are proposing to buy a combined 4,500 acres of ranchland near the U.S.-Canada border.

November 13, 2012 8:30 amLoading…
Hunting season opens across Montana

Hunting season opens across Montana

LAUREL -- It took Lou Becker all of 90 minutes on Sunday to get off to a good start for Montana's 2012 general hunting season, which kicked off over the weekend.

October 21, 2012 2:45 pmLoading…
Grizzly cub captured, mother euthanized for killing cattle outside Red Lodge

Grizzly cub captured, mother euthanized for killing cattle outside Red Lodge

A female grizzly bear and her cub, who have been killing cattle southeast of Red Lodge since July, were captured this week. The adult female was euthanized.

September 19, 2012 5:00 pmLoading…
Wolf-trapping classes in Billings offered for the state's first season

Wolf-trapping classes in Billings offered for the state's first season

Marshall Tate said that a few years ago he’d be deep in the backcountry elk hunting on a day like Saturday.

September 15, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Male grizzly captured, euthanized near Whitefish

KALISPELL — State wildlife officials say a sub-adult male grizzly bear that was moved from the Lincoln area to the Whitefish Range in July has been captured and euthanized after getting into livestock and pet food along with other attractants.

September 06, 2012 3:38 pmLoading…

Hill says wolves a priority of his FWP plans

HELENA — Republican candidate for governor Rick Hill said Monday that he wants more done to reduce the number of wolves in the state, along with making management changes at the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

August 20, 2012 5:21 pmLoading…

Hunters accused of illegally killing black bear

BOZEMAN - Two bow hunters have been cited after a 2-year-old black bear was illegally killed in Bozeman.

November 07, 2011 8:23 pmLoading…

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on the news of the week.

October 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

FWP lowers cost estimates to relocate Yellowstone Park bison

HELENA -- Montana wildlife officials have lowered the estimated costs in a proposal to relocate and manage Yellowstone bison at two state-run wildlife management areas.

September 21, 2011 9:10 amLoading…
Landowners reach agreement to provide some hunter access to Missouri Breaks

Landowners reach agreement to provide some hunter access to Missouri Breaks

A road that accesses thousands of acres of public land in the Missouri River Breaks southeast of Havre will be open to some hunters under a special agreement that the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks negotiated with the landowners.

September 18, 2011 12:10 amLoading…

Plane in fatal crash under contract with FWP

HELENA — Rosebud County Sheriff Randy Allies identified two Miles City men who died in an Thursday airplane crash near Forsyth as 39-year-old Chad H. Cyrus and 43-year-old Randy C. Schwartz.

August 19, 2011 1:21 pmLoading…
Searching for missing swimmer

Searching for missing swimmer

Law enforcement officials and witness Stormy Kaldor, center, scan the water after a man went missing while swimming in Lake Elmo on Wednesday.

July 06, 2011 5:35 pmLoading…
Lake Elmo search

Lake Elmo search

Billings firefighters and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks employees search for a missing man in Lake Elmo on Wednesday afternoon.

July 06, 2011 5:35 pmLoading…

Comments sought on draft environmental assessment for Logan fishing access site

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comment on a draft environmental assessment for the development of the Logan fishing access site on the Gallatin River in Logan, seven miles east of Three Forks.

February 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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