Thursday, March 30, 2023


Want to know the latest in today's outdoors news? Below, we share breaking news articles and updates.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago

Owen Sowerwine rich with natural habitat

The Owen Sowerwine Natural Area is a prime example of healthy land.

Updated 7 hours, 40 minutes ago
Spring Mack Days: Second week brings in 8,773 lake trout

Flathead Lake anglers have just completed the second week of the 2023 Spring Mack Days.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Point of Rocks climbing guidebook

The directions in Montana climbing guidebooks are often more bewildering than helpful, sometimes using things like goats and indistinct creeks as landmarks.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Local rock climbers care for Northwest Montana's crags

It was a splitter day at the crags.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Try Rogers Lake for rare arctic grayling

Ah, its springtime in the Flathead when a young man’s fancy turns to open water spring fishing, or at least something like that.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Destination: Spring migration at Freezout Lake

Every year, snow geese in the hundreds of thousands stop at Freezout Lake Wildilfe Management Area northwest of Great Falls, traveling in large groups en rou...

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
AI tool assists with backcountry meals

After finishing California’s long-distance John Muir Trail in 2017, a group of friends, inspired by their epic expedition, decided to share their knowledge a...

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Critters: Springtime black bears

If you hike enough in the woods of Northwest Montana odds are you will see a black bear. This ubiquitous creature is common across the landscape.

Updated 1 week ago
Let’s tell the truth about those big, bad wolves

The return of wolves to the West has always been contentious, and the deaths last fall of more than 40 cattle really in western Colorado alarmed ranchers.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Roll out the reels for Spring Mack Days

It’s time to bring out the reels, poles, and lures and start planning and organizing for Spring Mack Days, starting March 16 and continuing through May 13.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Blacktail Mountain focus of ski documentary

A short documentary film showcasing the story of Blacktail Mountain Ski Area and its legacy will be shown in Bigfork on March 27.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Organizations partner to assist blind veterans in pushing to new limits on ski slope

The helpers are instructors with DREAM adaptive and the Whitefish Veterans Support Team, which partnered for the first time this winter to bring adaptive ski...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Flathead Bio Station ecologist studies 'river metabolism'

FLATHEAD LAKE – Rivers are critical for Earth’s ability to sustain life. They serve as the connective transport system, much like the circulatory system in t...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Montana watercraft inspection stations open

Several watercraft inspection stations begin operation in early March to check snowbird boat traffic returning from mussel-positive areas such as Lakes Mead, Havasu, Pleasant and Powell.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Whitewater rafting and rescue clinics offered this spring

Montana River Guides based in Alberton is offering a variety of two-day rafting clinics, three-day swiftwater rescue classes and five-day Whitewater Raft Guide Schools in April, May and June on the Blackfoot and...