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
Fishing Closures and Restrictions For Rivers in SW Montana
Many rivers in southwest Montana currently have fishing restrictions and closures.
MT Officials Kill Grizzly Likely Involved in Tuesday’s Attack
On Thursday night, a large male grizzly bear was killed near the area where a woman was attacked on Tuesday.
Montana Officials Say Don’t Pester Wildlife During the Heat
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks urges tourists and locals alike to avoid unnecessary encounters with wildlife during the drought and heatwave affecting the state.
One Person Killed in Early Morning Bear Attack in Montana
One person was killed after a reported bear attack early Tuesday morning near Ovando, Montana.
Popular River Recreation Area Near Billings Adds 25 New Acres
The Sundance Recreation Area near Laurel just opened up 25 additional acres of riverfront access.
MSP Records a 78 Percent Increase in Visitation Over Two Years
It’s not an illusion. There really are more people enjoying Montana’s outdoor areas than in previous years; a lot more.
Billings Woman Snags Paddlefish on Upper Missouri River
She's a banker during the week, and apparently a slayer on the weekends. Krista Hood used to work with us here at the radio stations. She shared this photo of the paddlefish she caught on the Upper Missouri River last weekend.
Montana FWP Shoots and Kills Grizzly Near W. Yellowstone
The grizzly bear was killed Friday as Montana FWP investigated a bear attack that happed in the area Thursday.
Fielder’s Montana Legislative Update on Wildlife Bills
Rep. Paul Fielder (R-Thompson Falls) sent us an update on the wildlife related bills he is working on before the Montana Legislature. Plus, his bill to eliminate taxes on social security is now off the table for reconsideration.