So much of the Montana way of life involves the landscape and wildlife of our great state. Read below for the latest stories related to activities of the Department of Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks. For information on licenses, state parks, and camping, visit their website.
How Serious is Bird Flu in Montana Just Ahead of Weekend Openers?
It's a big weekend for Montana's migratory bird hunters.
Montana Predator Hunter Goes Viral on Social Media in a Terrible Way
A shocking event over the weekend in Northwest Montana has taken social media by storm when a hunter shot and killed one of Montana's premier predators. Except, it wasn't the predator they thought it was.
Killing These 5 Montana Animals Could Land You Behind Bars
There are five species listed on the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Species of Interest page that are protected as endangered species. Leave them alone if you see them. You may end up behind bars if you do.
Montana Black Bear Gets Trapped in ‘Su-BEAR-Ru’ for Over 8 Hours
If you had to think of the most popular vehicle in Montana, you would probably lean towards an F-150 or Ram 1500. But, in all fairness, the vehicle of choice for many Montanans is a Subaru Outback. You cannot throw a rock in Missoula without hitting a Subaru...
Sentencing for Man Illegally Trafficking Animal Parts in Montana
Looking at the charges, it appears Montana black bears got the worst of it. But other species suffered some losses, too.
Western Montana Asked to be on the Lookout for Snapping Turtles
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks are asking anyone who discovers snapping turtles in Western Montana to report them.
Montana FWP Holds Press Conference on Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Some birds in Montana have been tested recently and found to be infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, which has been confirmed in central and western states, including Montana.
Nine Hunting Violations Bring Big Fines and Loss of Privileges
Individuals who hunt game illegally bring reproach on all legitimate hunters, and that’s why Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks comes down hard on illegal hunters.
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Introduces New Mobile App
Montana hunters and fishermen know the frustration of soggy, ripped or even missing hunting and fishing licenses, deer or elk tags.
Montana Anglers Asked to Kill This Fish in the Yellowstone River
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks is asking anglers to voluntarily kill smallmouth bass in the upper Yellowstone River until an emergency rule can be implemented.
Critical Boat Inspection Stations to Start This Month in Montana
The first line of defense against aquatic invasive species.