Category Archives: Hunting/Fishing

Western Montana Hunters Struggle During Opening Weekend

By | October 23, 2018

Western Montana Hunters Struggle During Opening Weekend Montana’s hunting season opened this weekend with low success rates across the state, especially in west-central areas, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. FWP checkpoint stations near Bonner and Darby recorded the lowest combined totals of elk and deer harvests on an opening weekend since 1999.

General Hunting Season Begins Across Montana

By | October 23, 2018

Hunters took to the field Saturday and Sunday across northwest Montana for the opening weekend of the general deer and elk season. Amid unseasonably warm temperatures, harvest rates were down at four of the five check stations in Region 1. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff checked 2,632 hunters, 150 white-tailed deer, 10 mule deer… Read More »

Hunters can donate game meat through Hunters Against Hunger program

By | October 21, 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Hunters can donate game meat through Hunters Against Hunger program Local food pantries across the state are preparing to receive donations from the Hunters Against Hunger program. The program, a partnership between FWP and the Montana Food Bank Network, allows hunters to donate a portion or all of their… Read More »

TIP-MONT works 24-7 to stop poachers

By | October 20, 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: TIP-MONT works 24-7 to stop poachers “TIP-MONT online is best used to report observations that might help solve a violation that has already occurred,” said Brian Shinn, FWP’s TIP-MONT coordinator. “The TIP-MONT toll-free number-1-800-TIP-MONT or 1-800-847-6668-is the best way to report crimes that are in progress, or where immediate… Read More »

Explore: Big Game Hunting Season

By | October 18, 2018

Explore: Big Game Hunting Season – Flathead Beacon 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.