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 By Marc Kloker    News    November 13, 2019

Mule deer buck from HD 690 suspected positive for CWD, sampling effort continues

A mule deer buck harvested by a hunter in Hunting District (HD) 690 southwest of Chinook is suspected to be positive of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The hunter had submitted their sample for testing. A follow up test is being run to confirm the...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 16, 2019

Hunter Education Class Offered in Chinook

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for Chinook, starting Oct. 14. The class will be located at the Blaine Co. Library Meeting Room. All hunter education classes are free of charge. All students must first...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 16, 2019

Free hunter workshop in Glasgow

With the detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state of Montana in 2017, the way hunters approach the hunting and processing of the big game animals of the deer family is changing; especially with hunting and processing an animal in a...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    August 21, 2019

Public Comment Sought on Tentative Fishing Regulations, meetings held in Glasgow and Havre

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 will host two open houses to seek public comment on the proposed changes to the fishing regulations that will go into effect in 2020 and be in place through 2024. Meeting location and dates are: ·Glasgow ...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    July 17, 2019

Fort Peck Reservoir Chinook salmon egg collection and stocking looks promising

Good news for Chinook salmon anglers: Fort Peck Reservoir and hatchery crews recently stocked record numbers of Chinook salmon fingerlings into Fort Peck Reservoir, with over 534 thousand being stocked this spring. Initially, the outlook from the...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    July 17, 2019

FWP "Kids to Fish" Program Allows Anglers to Borrow Gear & Tackle for Free

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows kids and their friends or families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. In time for summer fishing, FWP staff has restocked and maintained...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    June 26, 2019

FWP Region 6 Mule Deer & Whitetail Deer Aerial Survey Findings released

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2019 winter and spring aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana. The surveys indicate above average numbers for mule deer, and mostly stable populations...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    June 19, 2019

FWP Seeks comment on proposed fishing regulation changes for 2020-24

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on proposed fishing regulation changes for 2020-24. This is the first stage in the comprehensive review of the Fishing Regulations which occurs every four years. In Northeastern Montana (Region 6),...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    June 19, 2019

FWP to host Annual Northeast Montana Fishing Tour

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is organizing a Northeast Montana Fishing Tour for the public in the eastern half of Region 6. Participants both young and old are welcome to come out and enjoy a few hours of fishing and learning. The tour will be...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    June 6, 2019

Public invited to learn about and monitor chimney swifts

ome join us for “A Swift Night” – chimney swifts, that is – on Thursday, June 6 at the FWP Region 6 headquarters in Glasgow. During this event, hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Montana Audubon, participants will learn about...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    March 27, 2019

Bowhunter Education Class Offered in Havre for Youth and Adults

A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bowhunter Education course date has been set for the Havre area. There will be a regular youth classroom course starting on April 22, and an adult online “field day” course on April 27. Archery hunters must...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    January 30, 2019

St. Mary group tries to trigger $10 million bond authority

The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group (SMRWG) met on January 16 in Havre to discuss the repairing of the 100-year-old facility. The SMRWG discussed the upcoming legislative session. Right now, the state is short of funding. In the past, the Coal...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    January 16, 2019

Wolf Harvested in Region 6 Near Glasgow by Jason Tatafu

According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, a wolf was legally harvested Jan. 7, 2019, by a local hunter near Glasgow in Valley Co. FWP officials have inspected and tagged the animal. This is the...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    January 2, 2019

'Becoming an Outdoor Woman Ice Fishing Class' Offered Near Fort Peck

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is sponsoring an ice fishing class near Fort Peck, over Jan. 4-5. The event will begin with an evening “classroom” portion on Fri., Jan. 4 from 6-8 p.m., at the Fort Peck...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    December 5, 2018

Region 6 Citizen Advisory meeting in Havre Dec. 12

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) will meet from 12:45 p.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Best Western Plus (on the hill) conference room in Havre, for a special legislative meeting. The meeting is open...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 24, 2018

FWP works agreement with Blue Ridge Ranch to allow limited public elk hunting in Phillips County

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, in a written agreement approved by the Fish and Wildlife Commission, worked with the Blue Ridge Ranch owner, Will Carlson, to allow limited public elk hunting on approximately 9,665 private land acres in hunting...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 24, 2018

CWD check stations will be in place across Region 6

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will have check stations in place across Region 6 to sample for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer, elk and moose during the upcoming general hunting season. This is part of a planned surveillance effort, and FWP...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 19, 2018

Hunter Education Classes Offered Across Region 6

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for many areas across Region 6. All hunter education classes are free of charge. In the next month, classroom courses (for youth) are being held in: ○Box Elder: starting...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 19, 2018

Montana FWP will present waterfowl identification workshop in Glasgow

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks will present a waterfowl identification workshop on Tues., Sept. 25, in Glasgow. This class is free, open to all ages, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Valley Event Center upstairs mezzanine. Oftentimes, there can...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 12, 2018

FWP properties in P.C. will no longer have fire restrictions

Following county officials’ recommendations, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks fishing access sites (FASs) and other properties in Phillips Co. will no longer have Stage 1 fire restrictions as of 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8. Where normally...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 12, 2018

Reminder in the Field this Hunting Season: Be a Good Steward of the Land

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 20, at the Fort Peck Multispecies Fish Hatchery in Fort Peck. The meeting is open to the public and will include wildlife,...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 12, 2018

Reminder in the Field this Hunting Season: Be a Good Steward of the Land

Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good stewards of the land, and respect both private...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    July 25, 2018

McCone Co. deer poaching reaches conclusion, one of several involving youths in Region 6

McCone Co. deer The case concerning the poaching of ten deer in McCone Co. last fall has been settled in McCone Co. Justice Court. Two high school-aged males were found guilty on multiple wildlife violations for events that took place on Oct. 15,...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    July 18, 2018

Warmer water leads to higher mortality of walleye that are caught and released

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wants to remind anglers that as reservoir water temperatures increase, mortality associated with catch and release also increases. A study published in 2011 in The...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    June 13, 2018

Even in FWP Region 6, Please be Bear Aware

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like outdoor enthusiasts to be “Bear Aware,” even in northeast Montana. Although bear encounters are rare in most of FWP Region 6, black bears are occasionally seen in the Little Rockies and the Bears Paw...

 

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