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 […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (7.25.14)

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Hunting:     With upland opening September 1st and archery September 6th the time is now to get in and gear up for the upcoming seasons. Get updates on every season opening date buy joining Bob Ward’s email community in store. Bozeman Fishing: Get on the Gallatin first thing in the morning and hit them with yellow […]

Helena Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (7.25.14)

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Hunting: With upland opening September 1st and archery September 6th the time is now to get in and gear up for the upcoming seasons. Get updates on every season opening date buy joining Bob Ward’s email community in store. Fishing:        Canyon Ferry Lake: Trout have been consistently biting especially on the north end. For shoreline […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward & Sons (7.18.14)

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Hunting:     Bob Ward’s 11th Annual Shooter’s Weekend is August 2nd in Missoula, and August 3rd in Butte. All proceeds benefit Operation Valor. Visit https://www.facebook.com/bobwards for event details. Archery Season begins September 6th. Its a little ways down the road but better to be prepared than wait until the last minute. Federal Duck Stamps are $15 […]

Helena Recreation Report by Bob Ward & Sons (7.18.14)

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Hunting: Bob Ward’s 11th Annual Shooter’s Weekend is August 2nd in Missoula, and August 3rd in Butte. All proceeds benefit Operation Valor. Visit https://www.facebook.com/bobwards for event details. Archery Season begins September 6th. Its a little ways down the road but better to be prepared than wait until the last minute. Federal Duck Stamps are $15 […]

Anti-Sportsmen Are Angered Over Famous Director’s Triceratops Hunt

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With all the controversy involving Kendall Jones, of Texas, and now other women huntresses around the world, and their African safari hunting photos that they posted on Facebook, sometimes the anti-sportsmen Facebook activists surprise me…even when I know I shouldn’t be surprised. Have you seen this picture circulating around the world wide web, that was originally posted by Jay Branscomb, […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Recreation (7.11.14)

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Hunting:     Archery Season September 6, 2014 So we know it is a little ways down the road but better to be prepared than wait until the last minute. Make sure all of your gear is in working order. Practice with your bow, we have some great deals on our stock of Field Logic Targets. Even […]

Saying Goodbye to One of Montana’s Great Shooters and Sportsmen

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I have very sad news to report; Montana has lost one of her great shooting sports competitors. Dene Cogdill died on June 24, 2014. Our condolences and sympathies go to his wife Lyn and the Cogdill family. Dene was a world champion skeet shooter; he was an All-American team member more times than one can […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (7.4.14)

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Hunting: If you are interested in getting on the hunt roster for game damage hunts then go to fwp.mt.gov and click on Hunt Roster. You can sign up all the way through July 15th. These are special hunts that are used as a management tool for maintaining appropriate deer, elk, and antelope populations on private […]

Helena Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (7.4.14)

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Hunting: If you are interested in getting on the hunt roster for game damage hunts then go to fwp.mt.gov and click on Hunt Roster. You can sign up all the way through July 15th. These are special hunts that are used as a management tool for maintaining appropriate deer, elk, and antelope populations on private […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (6.27.14)

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Hunting:     Don’t forget if you did not draw your dream tag you still have a chance by buying a $5 supertag on sale until July 3rd. Moose/Sheep/Goat results are out so check out the FWP website to see if you are one of the lucky ones. Fishing: Upper and Lower Madison is the hot spot. […]

Helena Recreation Report by Bob Ward & Sons (6.27.14)

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Hunting: Grab those supertags at Bob Ward’s available until July 3rd. Fishing:     Canyon Ferry Lake: Trout have been consistently biting especially on the north end. For shoreline fishing try using some spawn sacs, night crawlers, or leeches. If you are out on a boat try trolling some cowbells or spoons tipped with a worm or […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (6.20.14)

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Hunting:     Don’t forget if you didn’t draw your dream tag you still have a chance by buying a $5 supertag on sale until July 3rd. Bozeman Fishing: The Rivers are pretty muddy, high, and fast moving. If you venture out play it safe. Streamers and some nymphing is getting a little action but not much. […]

Resolving Conflict: A Non-Trapper’s Take on I-169

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Trapping, hunting and fishing can all be controversial topics, and it is, sometimes, difficult for people to acknowledge that parties will not always find a common ground on these topics, mostly due to strong emotions involved with misconceptions and opinions being masked as facts.  Agreeing to disagree is easier said than done. Trapping, in particular, is a very […]