MISSOULA — A fishing advocacy group is offering a $10,000 reward for information on individuals suspected of illegally stocking non-native fish in several Montana lakes.
A voracious species of trout that decimated a native trout population in Yellowstone National Park shows signs of decline following a costly and protracted effort to kill off the invading fish, government scientists and a conservation group said Tuesday.
HELENA — The company exploring near the headwaters of the Smith River for a potential copper mine met with river outfitters in Helena on Wednesday.
Acting with the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation as our guide, hunters and anglers have been leading conservation advocates in Montana for decades. Our efforts have helped establish unmatched hunting and fishing traditions that form one of the cornerstones to Montana’s way of li…
HELENA — About $25,000 will be returned to the Smith River Corridor Enhancement Account after a protest over the use of the money by Trout Unlimited, and the nonprofit group also wants to continue discussions on another $82,000 it believes was improperly applied to projects.
A 202-acre parcel surrounding Rock Creek’s confluence with the Clark Fork River is now in public hands.
RIVERSIDE — Man wasn’t always kind to the Encampment River.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Outdoor and conservation writers from across the nation are gathering in North Dakota this week for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Western Media Summit.
There will be a crucial Montana Supreme Court hearing on April 29 in Bozeman. Starting at 9:30 a.m., in the Montana State University Strand Union Ballroom, the court will consider if a Madison County District Court judge erred when he ruled that the public cannot use certain county bridges t…
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS —The “crown jewels” of the Black Butte Copper mine are kept in three velvet-lined boxes, hinting at what might be an estimated $1.9 billion in copper lying below the surface of farmers’ fields 18 miles northeast of this rural community.
A herd of tiny toy bison are frozen in a never-ending rush across the dash of Mimi Matsuda’s Honda Element.
POWELL, Wyo. — Crews trying to rid Yellowstone Lake of non-native lake trout will use electrical shocks to kill fish eggs and embryos next year.
BUTTE — Conservative property rights groups and conservation organizations have become involved in the bitter, eight-year legal fight over access to Montana streams from bridges.
JACKSON — While some Jackson Hole Middle School seventh-graders thought the process of tagging trout was "gross," the kids were tickled with the idea of adopting them.
JACKSON — Biologists say the number of cutthroat trout in the Hoback River has surged in the years since a fish stocking program was phased out.
Several bills dealing with environmental and land use issues may come up for debate in the next few days as Congress scrambles to get some work done before its July 4 break.
CODY, Wyo. -- Before heading out to hunt turkeys on Monday, the science and policy director for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership spoke on things dear to the West -- energy development, hunting, fishing and good land stewardship.
MEETEETSE, Wyo. — A stretch of the Greybull River turned muddy Wednesday when crews diverted water over a new $4.3 million irrigation dam designed to reunite Yellowstone cutthroat trout with native spawning grounds upstream.
Did you fish Yellowstone National Park, more specifically the Yellowstone River from the upper falls through the lake and into the Thoroughfare, in the time period between 1960 and 1990? If so, what was your recollection? Did you see lots of cutthroat trout? How many did you catch?
An “unacceptable” trend in outfitter violations on the Big Hole and Beaverhead rivers in recent years has prompted the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to call for a meeting next month to discuss guiding regulations.