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.
Kids Will Be Catching Fish at Laurel Pond’s Fishing Day June 5th
South Pond in Laurel is the place to be on Saturday for the annual Kids Fishing Day. Here's everything you need to know.
Nearly 1,000 Dead Fish Found Floating in Popular Montana River
MT FW&P is investigating over 800 dead whitefish, along with brown and rainbow trout, that were found floating in the Madison River this week.
Billings Woman Snags Paddlefish on Upper Missouri River
She's a banker during the week, and apparently a slayer on the weekends. Krista Hood used to work with us here at the radio stations. She shared this photo of the paddlefish she caught on the Upper Missouri River last weekend.
Montana FWP Shoots and Kills Grizzly Near W. Yellowstone
The grizzly bear was killed Friday as Montana FWP investigated a bear attack that happed in the area Thursday.
Woman Left With Broken Wrist After Virginia City Moose Encounter
A woman was injured after she was charged by a moose while walking her dogs in Virginia City.
Gianforte Names Fish & Wildlife Board Appointments, More
Governor Greg Gianforte (R-MT) hit the ground running in the last two weeks with major policy change announcements, releasing a budget proposal, and announcing his Cabinet picks. He also announced a slate of new appointees for state boards and commissions, including coveted positions on the Fish and Wildlife Commission, the Board of Regents, and other key assignments.
Montana FWP Seeks Info on Illegal Killing of Bald Eagle
A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, in hope they will receive information that leads them to an individual who was responsible for the death of a bald illegal along the Yellowstone River.