A 3-year old, 271-pound male grizzly was captured Saturday morning between Highway 2 and the Whitefish River, just southeast of Whitefish. According to Grizzly Bear Management Specialist Tim Manley, the bear had been in the area for about a week and was reported feeding on unsecured garbage and apples. The property where the bear was caught has now had their garbage dumpster replaced with a bear-resistant dumpster.
Manley said that the bear had not been captured previously. The bear had likely come from the Whitefish Range, so he was released on Sunday in the northern portion of the Whitefish Range in the Whale Creek Drainage. The bear was fitted with a GPS radio collar so biologists can follow its movements.
Manley reminds residents to pick up all apples as they fall, and to secure all attractants
Source: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Youth Waterfowl Opener – Listen to Last Weeks Show 9/26/20
By Kamp Cook
Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 9/26/20
BAKED APPLE TIME!!!
By Montana Grant
MADISON STILL FULL!!
Small Fishing on Fort Peck is Good
Nelson Reservoir has some BIG crappies
Fall fishing is best!
All mountain lion hunting to close in HD’s 321, 332 & 334
Flathead National Forest announces new Avalanche Center Director
By Moosetrack Megan
Watch out for hazard trees
Brett French presents: Wounded grizzly still wandering Taylor Fork
Get everything hunting and fishing on Hunters’ Breakfast TODAY!
SUPER simple elk meatball recipe
Central to Eastern Montana Fishing Report 9.23.20
Montana Permit Information
Low flows trigger fishing closure on portion of Big Hole River
Gallatin River to close temporarily near Nixon Bridge
Mountain lion encounter [VIDEO]
Missoula hunter bags bull elk
Rutting buck interrupts coyote hunt [VIDEO]
NW Montana Fishing Report by Snappy’s Sport Senter 9.21.20
Fish consumption advisory issued for Piedmont Pond