When Air Force One touches down in Missoula on Thursday, it will mark President Donald Trump’s third visit to Montana in less than four months. The trip – a campaign stop to rally support for State Auditor Matt Rosendale’s run against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester – also means Trump will have tied Harry S.
The day most local hunters have circled on their calendar arrives Saturday, Oct. 20, with the opening of the annual big-game rifle hunting season in Montana. The season unofficially starts two days earlier with a youth hunt for children age 12 to 15 on Oct.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: General Big Game Season Opens Oct. 20, A Few Key Things to Remember
Most grizzly bears will leave an area if they sense human presence. Hunters who observe a grizzly bear or suspect a bear is nearby should leave the area. If you do encounter a grizzly, stay calm, don’t run, and assess the situation by trying to determine if the bear is actually aware of you.
To report through the MyFWP portal, hunters and trappers must set up an account, if they do not already have one. A username, password, email, first/last name, and ALS# are required to register for your MyFWP account. Once a harvest has been submitted, an email confirmation will be sent.
Oxygen is nearly absent in the offshore lake-bottom muds, and there is little to disturb the settled remains, which are soon enmeshed in sticky mats of algal filaments that bind insects and sediment grains alike. Clay and silt particles continue to settle out from the water above to blanket the lake bottom, forming a seasonal rhythm of alternating shale layers called varves.
Larry’s Hungry Horse News column this week remembers Scott Emmerich.
Scott Emmerich was one of the finest people I have ever known. Like most North Forkers, I first met him in his capacity as Polebridge Subdistrict Ranger. He was a marvel. In part he was like the old time rangers.
Zell’s is a nice, old school corner cafe with red linoleum floors, pendant globe lighting, and a semi-finished ceiling with some ductage just to fit in. The cream colored walls are pleasant, but the main attraction is a huge wood-framed antique mirror behind the pretty tiled bar (no backs for the bar stools, but there is a thoughtful footrest built into the bar).
Over 130,000 pounds of meat has been donated across Montana state since the program began in 2014.
Among designated Wild and Scenic Rivers in the United States, the three forks of the Flathead River offer especially remarkable wildness, scenery and recreational opportunities, according to the federal agencies who are among its stewards. On Oct. 12, 1976, a total of 219 miles of the river’s three forks received Wild and Scenic Rivers designation.