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.
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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.
Gianforte Names Fish & Wildlife Board Appointments, More
Governor Greg Gianforte (R-MT) hit the ground running in the last two weeks with major policy change announcements, releasing a budget proposal, and announcing his Cabinet picks. He also announced a slate of new appointees for state boards and commissions, including coveted positions on the Fish and Wildlife Commission, the Board of Regents, and other key assignments.
FWP – Hunter Success Numbers Light after Wintry First Weekend
The freak October storm that hit western Montana and brought record cold and snow just happened to coincide with the first weekend of general rifle season in Montana.