Becoming Better This story is featured in Montana Outdoors November-December 2018 issue In 2015 Jacob Jost was grinding out 50-hour work weeks as a mortgage broker in Las Vegas. Between meetings and emails, he dreamed of a completely different life, one without fluorescent lights and ringing cell phones.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Hunter Success Increasing in Northwest Montana “We are starting to get reports of bucks showing rutting behavior, and we a few large bucks came through the check stations” said Neil Anderson, FWP’s Region 1 wildlife manager. “The bucks are becoming more active and we had a few hunters reporting… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Investigation Identifies Grizzly Bear in Surprise Attack Near Columbia Falls At approximately 9:20 a.m., Nov. 11, an adult male was hunting with a partner on private timberland off Trumbull Canyon Road. The individual was walking off trail in forested timber when he reported turning around as a bear attacked… Read More »
The Healthy Goose This story is featured in Montana Outdoors November-December 2018 issue. I never considered that clean, functional toilets at state parks had much, if anything, to do with Montana’s economy. I learned otherwise earlier this fall while touring Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park with park manager Rhea Armstrong and maintenance supervisor Bill… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Whitetail Deer, Elk Harvests Remain Slow in Northwest Montana Through the third weekend of Montana’s general big-game hunting season, a total of 6,748 hunters have stopped at five check stations across Region 1. That is nearly 850 fewer hunters than a year ago. This year’s hunters have checked 320… Read More »
Two Caribou Spotted In Northwest Montana Canadian officials are relocating the last six resident caribou known in the Lower 48 from northern Idaho and Washington into British Columbia. At the same Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Rare Caribou Sightings Reported in Northwest Montana Woodland caribou herds once stretched from central British Columbia to Idaho,… Read More »
Big game check station results indicate a slower than average start to hunting season in northwest Montana (Region 1). After the first two weeks of the general hunting season, a total of 4,788 hunters have stopped at five check stations across the region. Hunters have reported a total of 241 white-tailed deer, including 114 bucks,… Read More »