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Outdoor Report: FWP learning more about Harlequin duck

DUPUYER - State wildlife biologists are capturing one of Montana’s rarest birds and they want to learn more about the Harlequin duck. The Harlequin duck spends most of its life on the Pacific Ocean, but...

Outdoor Report: Saving water for Montana trout

TWIN BRIDGES - It sounds simple, but fish need water to survive and in this Outdoor Report, Winston Greeley tells has the story about one-way Fish, Wildlife and Parks saves water for trout. "Hells Canyon...

Outdoor Report: Fisheries manager helping keep Montana anglers happy

ANACONDA - Montana’s fish hatcheries produce millions of fish per year for anglers and for one woman it’s more than just a job -- after all, Angela Smith has loved fish ever since she...

Outdoor Report: FWP offering up new one-stop website for anglers

Hopefully, spring will show up soon and that's when a lot of anglers will start taking to Montana’s lakes and rivers – and anglers will now have a new site to visit for all...

This Week in Fish & Wildlife: Elk test positive for brucellosis in Southwest MT

Elk in southwestern Montana were exposed to brucellosis, based on the results of a brucellosis surveillance from a 2018 elk capture operation. According to officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, elk were captured in...

FWP studying health of Montana mountain goats

LIVINGSTON - One of Montana's most iconic game species fails from conservation neglect, but new efforts by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks look to improve the management of Montana s mountain goats. Wildlife researchers recently...

Flathead River Plan will look at recreation and other issues

 COLUMBIA FALLS - Forest Service planners say a new comprehensive management plan for the three forks of the Flathead River will look at the increasing recreational use on the river system. But they say there’s...

Outdoors Report: New options on FWP online

 HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has a new way for you to access your personal information online and the new portal aims to become a personalized path to Montana’s outdoors. Come this spring,...

Special Report: Winter harder than normal for wildlife

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet to discuss winterkill in the deer and elk populations of southwest Montana. Jones discusses the confusion with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and winterkill and reminds...

FWP: Game Bird

https://youtu.be/qZ65lyCD5go At the age of 14, Ray Johnson harvested his first pheasant - an experience that set him on a quest that has been 59 years in the making.

Outdoor Report: Hunting Season

https://youtu.be/Z4VWBAzJf7Y MTN News- Every 2 years Wildlife managers set Montana's big game hunting seasons.  During this lengthy process Fish, Wildlife and Parks looks to balance all sides. Any kind of wildlife management is a balance, whether...

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Outdoor Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3su1km_oT-8 MTN News- As we head into a New Year, we take a look back at some of our favorite Fish and Wildlife stories from 2015. This year was the year of the insect with stories...

FWP: Holidays 2015

https://youtu.be/m5zfQuDRbTk Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wish you happy holidays with this video postcard.

FWP: Cooking And Preparing Wild Fish

https://youtu.be/glKAbV-5itQ When it comes to eating wild food, Montana’s fish get overlooked. But today I’m going to talk about cooking and preparing wild fish with one of fish, wildlife and park's fish technicians who knows...

Illegal Fish Plants Happening Across Montana

https://youtu.be/okQYE96FZZU MTN News-  It may happen late at night from a boat or from shore, but illegal fish plants are happening across the state.  Winston Greely shows us in this week's outdoor report that many...

The Washoe Hatchery Educating the Locals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLzOmnWEGEw&feature=youtu.be MTN News- One of the more popular places to visit in Anaconda is the Washoe Park Trout Hatchery and in this week's Outdoor Report, Winston Greely shows us some changes that are sure to make...

FWP Prepares Hunters, Landowners for Elk Shoulder Seasons

  Press Release- MTN News- In anticipation of strong interest in upcoming antlerless elk "shoulder seasons"  in five central Montana hunting districts, state wildlife officials are contacting landowners and working out details for hunters interested in...

FWP: Dedicating Lands to Wildlife

https://youtu.be/9eBgIQOt1wY 75 years ago the fish and game commission purchased a piece of land in central Montana for elk winter range, this revolutionary idea of dedicating lands to wildlife is a main reason today people...