Monday, July 22, 2024


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

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago

Columbia Falls man fends off grizzly attack with handgun

A Columbia Falls man shot and killed a grizzly bear after he was attacked while picking huckleberries on Thursday …

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Glacier Park seeing high number of no-shows at North Fork

Glacier National Park’s reservation system for the North Fork is working, but not the way the park had hoped, Deputy Superintendent Pete Webster told North For…

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
So you hired a guide. Read this first

What fun: You’re going on a guided outdoor trip. As you get ready, here are some tips from actual guides about what to expect, as these patient men and women h…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Efforts persist to rebuild wildlife connectivity with highway crossings

For humans, roads are more than infrastructure. They can be cultural phenoms or a symbol of freedom.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Trout Creek angler hauls in record sucker

Montana has a new state record largescale sucker.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Spring deer, elk surveys show mixed results

HELENA – Biologists conducting spring deer and elk surveys found some areas with improved herd growth and some areas with lower recruitment due to poor habitat…

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Full length of Glacier's Sun Road opens for summer

The full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park opened Saturday morning for the summer season.

Updated 1 month ago
Wildflower walkers: Spencer Mountain in full bloom

Father’s Day morning began with a fart joke. “Happy Farters ... I mean Father’s Day” the card my three daughters gave me read. “You’re a gassy ... I mean class…

Updated 1 month ago
Bio Station awarded $9.5 Million for ocean climate change science

FLATHEAD LAKE – A new research project led by the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station expands the impact of the station’s renowned experti…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
What could make a baby bison white?

Photos of a white bison calf in Yellowstone National Park have generated excitement as well as questions: How does that happen?

Updated 2 months ago
Spring Mack Days wraps up with 35,089 entries

The 2024 Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, ended Saturday with a grant total of 35,089 lake trout en…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Handguns and bear spray

Wow, it’s springtime in the Flathead. Last weekend was a great spring weekend with daytime highs in the 70s and 80s, plus bright sunny skies.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Volunteers ready Wild Horse Island trails for summer

Around 14 volunteers loaded on a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks boat in Big Arm State Park on Saturday to clean up the Wild Horse Island trails for the seaso…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Gianforte, Dayton students initiate Big Arm Archery Range

Governor Greg Gianforte launched the first arrow, followed by a group of Dayton Elementary students last Wednesday during the official opening of the Big Arm P…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Spring Mack Days nears conclusion with 32,000 fish

With only one weekend left in the 2024 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake, anglers have entered 32,683 lake trout since the contest began March 14…