Saturday, June 03, 2023

Warren Illi: Flathead Outdoors

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

New angling opportunities in Montana

Similar to most fishermen or should I say anglers, since there are some very dedicated local lady anglers, I am ...

Updated 2 years ago
Know the fishing rules

This leads to knowing how many fish you can keep and whether there is a size limit?

Updated 2 years ago
Legislature active in new hunting regs

If you follow the Letters to the Editor in local and state-wide newspapers, the Republican-run legislature felt they responded to a citizen’s mandate to cut big government and give citizens more personal freedoms.

Updated 2 years ago
The goose is loose

Earlier this week I took my own advice from my column two weeks ago and did a little multi-tasking in the great Flathead Outdoors.

Updated 2 years, 1 month 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 2 years, 2 months 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 2 years, 2 months 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 years, 3 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 years, 4 months ago
OUTDOORS: Modern toys for ice anglers

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

Updated 2 years, 4 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 2 years, 5 months ago
We must be vigilant!

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

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Time to hit the ice!

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

Updated 2 years, 6 months 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 2 years, 6 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 2 years, 9 months 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 2 years, 9 months 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.