Friday, June 14, 2024

Warren Illi: Flathead Outdoors

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Updated 2 months, 1 week ago

Fish management failures

Last week I drove to my cabin in the Thompson Chain of Lakes, planning to do some spring cabin chores and squeeze …

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Turkey season

It’s springtime in the Flathead. Similar to the fall season, the outdoor person has many choices of what to do in the great Flathead outdoors.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Online hassle

For Montana hunters, both resident and nonresident hunters, March is time to do some heavy duty planning for the 2022 fall hunting season.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Thompson Chain of Lakes easement

It’s still wintertime in the Flathead, but spring is just around the corner - I hope. This past couple of weeks have been busy for many of us that hunt, fish and hike in the great Flathead Outdoors.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Strength in numbers

Is the end of all hunting, fishing and trapping in sight?

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Elk Management

I am always amused by citizens that say all wildlife management should be science based.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Outdoors columnist bags big bull elk

Hunting with me was my guide, Brett and a hunting facilitator, Greg, who books hunts for an outfitter named Bob Walker.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Thanksgiving traditions

Happy Thanksgiving! This is one, if not the happiest weekends of the year for me.

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
Hunter's dream season is here

The best half of our five-week deer rifle season is ahead.

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
Opening day, it's here at last

Over 100,000 other Montana hunters and non-resident hunters will enjoy Montana’s millions of acres of public land and private land open to public hunting this Saturday.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
Making sense of FWP hunt proposals

To say that Montana hunting regulations are complicated would be a gross understatement. So, FWP’s goal of simplifying hunting regulations is a very worthwhile goal. I wish them well.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
Are wolf, bear regs really needed?

With the end of summer and the fall season here, all of us living in bear country must be aware of how bears, both black bears and grizzly bears, are on a relentless search for food or calories in order to survive …

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Fall is here and it's time to hunt

If you are a hunter like myself, most of us feel we are entering the best three months of the year.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Elk management a hot debate

So, with great elk hunting, what are the issues that cause heated discussions? In just four words, availability of bull elk.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
An unusual natural feature

One such unusual natural featue is where natural water flows across the continental divide.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
The cruelty of nature

My vegetable garden kills wildlife.