Warren Illi: Flathead Outdoors
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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 ...
Know the fishing rules
This leads to knowing how many fish you can keep and whether there is a size limit?
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.
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.
Anglers, open water season is here!
So, put your ice fishing gear into storage and break out your boat and open water fishing gear.
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...
Words of praise for online licensing system
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has revised their on-line licensing system and it works!
OUTDOORS Stay informed on sportsmen legislative issues
Dozens of new fish and game laws are under consideration that will affect all citizens of Montana.
OUTDOORS: Modern toys for ice anglers
My fishing success on my last trip was hampered by the above average January temperatures...
Time to get involved in legislative issues
Our hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, trapping and other outdoor recreation heritage rights are up for review...
We must be vigilant!
We, who live in Montana, have been largely spared from most of those disruptions...
Time to hit the ice!
Last week, along with a couple dozen other folks, I was on Smith Lake...
Snow, a hindrance or help to hunters
If there is one weather factor that can and does influence hunter success it is snow.
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.
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.
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.