Category Archives: Hunting/Fishing

Hunter Gets Reduced Fines for Accidentally Killing 3 Sheep

By | November 17, 2017

The Daily Inter Lake reports that last fall, Jeff Fleming was facing nearly $33,000 in fines and a 30-month loss of hunting privileges — the penalties for accidentally shooting two bighorn sheep in the Knowles Creek area near Plains… in Fleming’s view, “the punishment for an accident really has to be different than the punishment for an… Read More »

Hunting Season Off to a Slow Start

By | October 30, 2017

The Daily Inter Lake reports that hunting success rates in Northwest Montana through the second weekend of the general rifle season remain behind last year’s pace. At five Northwest Montana check stations, a total of 5,375 hunters checked 357 white-tailed deer (178 were bucks), 14 mule deer, and 22 elk for a 7.4 percent rate… Read More »

Wolf Season To Close In WMU 110 Search FWP Go Site Index >> Feedback

By | October 28, 2017

The hunting or trapping of all wolves in Montana Wolf Management Unit 110 which includes portions of Lincoln and Flathead Counties, in northwestern Montana, will close Thursday, October 26, 2017 at one half-hour after sunset. The order halting the hunt came after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota… Read More »

Big Game Hunting Season Begins This Weekend

By | October 18, 2017

The Flathead Beacon reports that this weekend marks the beginning of the big game hunting season across Montana. Young hunters are allowed to go afield first, Oct. 19-20, for a deer hunt. The two-day youth hunt is open to legally licensed 12-15 year olds who have completed hunter education and are accompanied by a non-hunting… Read More »