Tag Archives: FWP

Please Check out Your Bear Attractants

By | March 16, 2018

As bears emerge from their dens in the next few weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers guidance for avoiding conflicts between humans and bears. Visit FWP’s Be Bear Aware web pages for important tips on maintaining bear-safe residences and camping expeditions. “You’ll learn responsible ways to feed your pets, manage your garbage, landscape the… Read More »

Hunter, Bowhunter Education Courses Offered Across Northwest Montana

By | March 8, 2018

Free hunter and bowhunter education classes are available across northwest Montana. Registration is open for hunter education courses in several communities, including Kalispell, Bigfork, Arlee, Hot Springs, Kila, Olney, Troy, Kila and Plains. Bowhunter education courses are open to registration in Kalispell, Whitefish, Columbia Falls, Plains and Somers. Courses are open to registration online at fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter.… Read More »

FWP puts mandatory trapper education on hold

By | March 7, 2018

Trapper education will not be mandatory for the 2018/2019 trapping season. The decision to not move forward with implementing a new mandatory trapper education program came last week after questions arose about whether the Fish and Wildlife Commission has clear statutory direction to implement the program. The Commission approved a package of trapping requirements at… Read More »

Trout Creek Couple Fined in Major Wildlife Violations Case

By | February 16, 2018

From the FWP Website… Montana game wardens completed an investigation into significant wildlife violations that resulted in severe penalties for a pair of Trout Creek residents. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks launched an investigation in October 2015 into alleged residency violations involving Derek Ricks and Cheryl Coon Ricks of Trout Creek, Montana. The investigation, led… Read More »