Hunting

HUNTERS BE CAREFUL!
People are asking about how the dry conditions and fire danger will affect hunting seasons.  FWP is not recommending that the Fish and Wildlife Commission close hunting seasons.  “Because of widely variable conditions and different types of hunting scenarios across the state, that is a decision righ…
2016 Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks license outlets.
This year hunters must purchase a new “base hunting license&Close…
Game Wardens Seeking Information
State game wardens are seeking information regarding the poaching of a white-tailed deer buck on the Marias River upstream of Tiber Dam in northcentral Montana.
The deer was discovered Oct. 11 near the Marias River in an area known as Robertson Bottom, 10 miles southeast of Shelby...
Malta Teen Charged in 2010 Hunting Death
(Information in the following story is from: Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com)
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State prosecutors have filed a negligent homicide charge against a Malta teenager for the October 2010 shooting death of a 16-year-old hunting companion...
Would the governor of Montana drink your beer?
Appearing on the Northern Ag Network this morning, Governor Brian Schweitzer was asked if he had changed his tune by posting no hunting signs without permission on his property near Mullan Pass.
The Governor told the caller that he must be "Lost in Space," and went on to explain how no one …