Saturday, October 23, 2021


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

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago

Skates boats 40-inch laker in Mack Days

Every lake trout entry gives anglers a chance to win cash awards from $50 to $2,000 in the lottery drawings.

Updated 1 week ago
Rare grizzly bear confirmed in northern Idaho forest

Wildlife managers in northern Idaho are warning people to be on the watch for grizzly bears after one was recently reported in the Coeur d'Alene National For...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Virtual open house to discuss potential hunting rule changes

In Region 1, the meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
New online resource answers common questions from Montana hunters

Hunting Frequently Asked Questions guidebook covers licenses, access, biology and more.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
State considers new archery range at Big Arm

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to build an archery range on the parcel west of U.S. 93 of the Big Arm Unit of Flathead Lake State Park located on Flathead Lake in Lake County.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Elk roaming with tire around neck for 2 years freed

Wildlife officials in Colorado say an elusive elk that has been wandering the hills with a car tire around its neck for at least two years has finally been f...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Wolf snaring clinics offered throughout Northwest Montana

Snares are now permitted for wolves on public and private lands consistent with trapping season dates, with the exception of those areas federally designated...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Northwest Montana anglers dominate Mack Days "Bucket of Fish"

The contest is for anglers who boat the four largest lake trout under 30 inches.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Kids fishing event at Shady Lane Pond on Oct. 15

Shady Lane Pond is regularly stocked with rainbow trout and westslope cutthroat trout.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
'Freddie Mack' still swims the waters of Flathead Lake

Week two of the 2021 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event is in the books with a total of 4,803 lake trout entered by anglers.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Northwest Montana's mule deer are big travelers

Since 2017, FWP biologists have collared and captured 134 mule deer does in three distinct habitats.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Montana Master Hunter program signup begins Oct. 1

A primary goal of the program is to build trust and relationships between landowners and sportsmen and sportswomen.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Outdoors briefs

In January 2021, an individual pleaded guilty in Lake County justice court to unlawfully recovering and possessing the horns and skull of a bighorn sheep from the Wild Horse Island.

Updated 1 month ago
Bird of the Month: The sandhill crane

They have a very distinctive loud, rattling bugle-like call that is memorable and are also known for their ritualistic dancing and leaping displays.

Updated 1 month ago
Bigfork's Cusker third after Mack opening weekend

Saturday the wicked winds began to blow and anglers were looking for protection, many reported huge rollers out on the water.