One older man who described himself as a fisherman said he first floated the North Fork in 1956. He shook his head. “The task in front of you is insurmountable,” he said. The U.S. Forest Service had asked for river tales and it snagged a few.
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.