So much of the Montana way of life involves the landscape and wildlife of our great state. Read below for the latest stories related to activities of the Department of Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks. For information on licenses, state parks, and camping, visit their website.
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
Gun Shot Aids in Finding Montana Hunter in Horrific Blizzard
When everything goes white in the wind, and sights and sounds become distorted and confusing.
Proud Papa – My Thoughts on Montana’s Hunter Apprentice Program
Mentors can teach young hunters more with the hands-on approach than they can learn from reading a textbook. It also gives them an opportunity to harvest certain animals
Hunting Numbers Up Thanks to Cooler Weather in Western Montana
Twice as many elk as last year at Darby Check Station.
Biologists Capture Two Grizzlies in the Bitterroot Valley
The two bears hadn't been attracted to food or livestock yet, but biologists were worried about conflicts
Montana Predator Hunter Goes Viral on Social Media in a Terrible Way
A shocking event over the weekend in Northwest Montana has taken social media by storm when a hunter shot and killed one of Montana's premier predators. Except, it wasn't the predator they thought it was.
Killing These 5 Montana Animals Could Land You Behind Bars
There are five species listed on the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Species of Interest page that are protected as endangered species. Leave them alone if you see them. You may end up behind bars if you do.
Black Bear Sighted in Upper Miller Creek Neighborhood (Missoula)
As we pulled off the road and called 9-1-1, the bear was running as fast as it could across the large lawn.
Montana FWP Offers Critical Information for Hunting Season
Hunting season has already begun in Montana, but it’s never too late to get the most accurate information to stay safe in the field.
Montana Black Bear Gets Trapped in ‘Su-BEAR-Ru’ for Over 8 Hours
If you had to think of the most popular vehicle in Montana, you would probably lean towards an F-150 or Ram 1500. But, in all fairness, the vehicle of choice for many Montanans is a Subaru Outback. You cannot throw a rock in Missoula without hitting a Subaru...