Sunday, April 18, 2021

Warren Illi: Flathead Outdoors

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Updated 1 week, 3 days ago

Anglers, open water season is here!

So, put your ice fishing gear into storage and break out your boat and open water fishing gear.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The science of wildlife management

But let me say that most of the current issues involving wolf and grizzly management are mostly social or environmental issues...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Words of praise for online licensing system

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has revised their on-line licensing system and it works!

Updated 2 months ago
OUTDOORS Stay informed on sportsmen legislative issues

Dozens of new fish and game laws are under consideration that will affect all citizens of Montana.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
OUTDOORS: Modern toys for ice anglers

My fishing success on my last trip was hampered by the above average January temperatures...

Updated 3 months ago
Time to get involved in legislative issues

Our hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, trapping and other outdoor recreation heritage rights are up for review...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
We must be vigilant!

We, who live in Montana, have been largely spared from most of those disruptions...

Updated 4 months ago
Time to hit the ice!

Last week, along with a couple dozen other folks, I was on Smith Lake...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Snow, a hindrance or help to hunters

If there is one weather factor that can and does influence hunter success it is snow.

Updated 5 months ago
Best days ahead for hunters

If you love to hunt, the best 10 days of the general deer and elk season are just ahead. Most hunters who are reading this column will still have their un-notched deer and elk tags in their pocket.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Fall hunts require ‘bear aware’ vigilence

Fall is in the air. As I write this column on Sunday morning, it is 39 degrees at my cabin. Not exactly a mid-summer morning temperature.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Dock sitting a favored summer past time

It’s mid-August and summer is winding down. For those of you that know me, I am usually searching for that elusive trophy rainbow trout or some good-eating kokanee salmon at this time of year.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Potential land easements could increase public access in Northwest Montana

If you are a camper, hiker, hunter, angler, 4-wheeler, huckleberry picker or just like the outdoors, you are about to be given a huge gift of land for recreation use.

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Spring best season for wildlife watching

Last week I had a tough choice to make. Should I spend some time at my lake cabin and do some fishing and turkey hunting or head east and spend a few days on my farm?

Updated 12 months ago
Time to find a way to increase access to Montana state lands

It’s spring time in Montana and outdoor recreational opportunities abound in great abundance.