Montana Hunting News

Montana FWP Adds Bison to Special License Drawing
The deadlines to apply for FWP's special license drawings are May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for elk, deer and antelope.
Omnibus Public Land Management Act Sent to President
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, sending the most significant collection of conservation measures to come before Congress in a quarter of a century to President Obama for his signature.
Gray Wolf Delisted in Northern Rocky Mountains
Idaho Fish and Game officials welcomed the announcement Friday, March 6, that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar affirmed the decision to delist the gray wolf in the Northern Rocky Mountains.
Montana Non-Resident Big Game Apps Due March 16th
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds hunters that the Nonresident General Big Game Combination Licenses and Landowner Sponsored Licenses are sold through a drawing process through the FWP State Headquarters office in Helena.
RMEF Sends Letter to Pres. Obama Regarding Gray Wolves
President Obama this week will receive a letter initiated by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and 32 partner conservation organizations urging removal of federal protections for specific populations of gray wolves.
Montana FWP Seeking Nominations for Wolf-Livestock Board
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking nominations for the board directing the state's program to reduce livestock losses caused by wolves and to reimburse ranchers for wolf-related losses.
Montana Special Whitetail Deer Hunt Underway
A special white-tailed deer management season underway in northeastern Montana's Milk River Valley between Nashua and Saco has been expanded to include resident and nonresident hunters.
Saving Deer - One Acre at a Time
The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) completed a million dollars on the ground habitat projects for mule deer and black-tailed deer in 2008. Thousands of acres of habitat have been restored or improved through these efforts.
Montana FWP Adds New "Doing Business" Page
Doing Business with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks became easier Dec. 18 with the debut of the new Doing Business Web site.
Western Sportsmen Wish to See Game Habitat Protected
Western sportsmen want to see fish and game habitat protected as energy extraction continues. Most hunters and anglers believe unchecked drilling will impact wildlife.