Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Fishing regulations scoping survey available online This initial scoping process runs through June 21, 2019. FWP staff will then formulate tentative proposals to present to the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission in August. Additional public comment on tentative proposals will be collected this fall and the final regulations will… Read More »
Pretty Little Predators This story is featured in Montana Outdoors May-June 2019 issue The most efficient predator in the animal kingdom doesn’t have huge claws, fearsome fangs, or sharp talons. Its body isn’t covered by fur or feathers, and it most certainly does not appear to be well camouflaged.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Technical issues affect online license sales Over the next 10 days, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will be contacting by email and phone those customers who attempted to purchase this license between 5 and 5:30 a.m. on May 6. Those customers will be given the opportunity to complete the… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Start planning for a WHIP grant application Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourages prospective Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program (WHIP) grant applicants to start planning now. The grant application period will be open from Oct. 1 to Dec. 15, 2019, to be considered for funding in 2020.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Avoid conflicts with wildlife as WMAs open May 15 Most of Montana’s 76 Wildlife Management Areas open May 15 at noon, and with the long winter and heavy snowpack wildlife still have limited areas, in some places, left to forage.
Reports detail efforts to reduce human-wildlife conflicts The grizzly drew crowds in October as it prepared for denning by grazing with gusto in an oats field south of Polebridge along the North Fork Road. As is often true in such encounters, a few spectators who acted recklessly in a quest for close-up photos created problems… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Get out the Fishing Gear They have a similar set up with their taste buds. We taste things when they land on our tongue. Depending on the species, fish have taste buds – nerve endings really – on their lips, skin, or even their barbels (whiskers), if they have… Read More »