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.
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
Montana Officials Say Don’t Pester Wildlife During the Heat
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks urges tourists and locals alike to avoid unnecessary encounters with wildlife during the drought and heatwave affecting the state.
Popular River Recreation Area Near Billings Adds 25 New Acres
The Sundance Recreation Area near Laurel just opened up 25 additional acres of riverfront access.
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 Encourages Montanans to Welcome new Neighbors
COVID 19 has drawn thousands of new families to Montana over the course of the pandemic for the chance to enjoy the privilege of living in Big Sky Country.
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.
Fielder's Montana Legislative Update on Wildlife Bills
Rep. Paul Fielder (R-Thompson Falls) sent us an update on the wildlife related bills he is working on before the Montana Legislature. Plus, his bill to eliminate taxes on social security is now off the table for reconsideration.