Mountain Fly Fishing Report for the week of 7.28.14

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There is “a bit of spruce moth action on Blackfoot and Rock Creek.”  Mountain Man suggests that you find a good run and fish it, but be patient.  The best time to be out is from10 am to 1 pm.  On the Upper Bitterroot River, dry fly fishing seems to be more consistent than last week.  Mountain Man also said that the […]

Elk Fever Family Fun Event – FREE ADMISSION!

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Elk Fever Free Family Fun Event! Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9am-3pm Harvest Church in the Heights, located at 1235 Wicks Ln W in Billings, will be hosting “Elk Fever” on August 9.  The exciting purpose of “Elk Fever” is three-fold:  Elk Fever is all about celebrating the soon kick-off of the upcoming 2014 elk-hunting season.  […]

Yellowstone County Ducks Unlimited Banquet Date Set for August 21st!

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The Yellowstone County Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center on August 21st!  The doors will open at 5:30pm, and there will be a plated dinner. around 7pm.  There will also be live and silent auctions, along with raffles and LOTS of action!  They will have between 25-30 guns […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 7.28.14

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir trolling attractors/flashers, tipped with worms, or using worms from shore.  The walleye bite continues to be excellent with continued consistent weather patterns and warmer water temperatures. Fish the south end of the reservoir by trolling worm harnesses (with worms or […]

UPDATE: MISSING WILDLAND FIREFIGTHER FOUND

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Wildfiretoday.com posted this update at 3:19pm this afternoon (Monday, July 28, 2014):  The firefighter that had been missing since Sunday, July 27, has been found walking on a road, uninjured, and no medical assistance was needed. ————————————————- Wildfiretoday.com reported this morning that “a wildland firefighter working on a fire on the Bitterroot National Forest is missing”.  The […]

Comment Deadline for Fur Farm Proposal is Tomorrow

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment of a commercial fur farm proposal southwest of Roy, in Fergus County. The project assessed is for the proposed Schultz Fur Farm, a commercial operation to pen-raise and sell bobcats for the fur industry. To view or comment on the EA, visit […]

Hiker Uses Bear Spray and Gun on Charging Bear at Glacier National Park

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The following press release came from Glacier National Park: A hiker deployed bear spray and then discharged a hand gun on a bear Saturday morning in Glacier National Park, while another incident required an emergency rescue of an injured hiker.   At approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, park dispatch received notification from a park volunteer […]

Hunting Film Tour Comes to Montana Next Week

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If you have been jonesing for some good hunting footage, your fix is in. Hunting Film Tour will be coming to theaters around Montana next week and they have a lineup of conservation minded, fair-chase films that capture the essence of the experience hunters love so much.  The films will be showcasing a series of wicked […]

Get Ready For the Big Game!

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The wonderful time of autumn is nearly upon us and with it comes Montana’s hunting seasons. In a couple of weeks, the antelope archery season will begin. Then the upland bird season, followed by general archery, back country and special permits, waterfowl, pheasant, and finally the general hunting season. Of course the wolf season will […]

Hell Creek Walleye Tournament Day One Results

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A total of 52 two-person teams are competing in the Hell Creek Walleye Tourney today and tomorrow on Fort Peck. We will have the final results Sunday evening as soon as they become available on www.montanaoutdoor.com! Here are the results from today: Day One Leaders FIRST PLACE-Kyle and Tyler Vine 21.65 pounds SECOND PLACE-Ron McNary and Jeron […]