outdoor recreation

Montana Missouri River Fish Survey
Just heard from FW&P over in Region 4, that’s the area along the Rocky Mountain Front with headquarters in Great Falls. With all the focus on hunting and colder weather no one is thinking much about fishing. Fly fishers are at their benches and vises creating the next great pattern. Ju…
Montana River Recreation Summer Survey
Recreational use of the rivers here in western Montana is growing. People float, fish, and swim in them. Wildlife enthusiasts trek along the banks and wetlands looking for the birds and animals that live there. Outdoor recreationists camp in some spots...
Don’t Go Up There For A Couple of Days
Crews will be working on the road to river Junction Fishing Access Site early in June. They’re putting in a new culvert to improve trout migration up Pearson Creek.  The road will be closed June 11-June 13
Road Closed for A Couple of Days
If you’ve never been to River Junction Fishing Access on the Blackfoot River you’re missing a real gem. It’s up near Ovando where two forks of the Blackfoot come together. The water is clear and cold and there’s always a cool breeze blowing up the river...
Camping on Memorial Day Weekend, Reservations Recommended
Memorial Day Weekend is nationally recognized as the beginning of the summer camping season. In Montana that can sort of be a crap shoot. It’s all a matter of if the weather decides to cooperate.
Our good friends George and Carole along with Sandy and I would load everything into the campers, h…
A Better Boat Ramp for Bonner
Vivica Crowser of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks says the work on the Bonner Weigh Station Fishing Access Site is completed. The site is open again and the rustic boat ramp has been replaced along with other improvements. Over the past month, the site got an improved entry road, a parking area with space…
Just What You Need on Sunday Morning
Here it is early Sunday morning, as you sit there surfing the web and enjoying a first cup of coffee here's another thing to brighten your day. This was Wednesday morning of this past week. Enjoy.
Boating Rules Changes in the Clearwater
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department is considering a change to the boating regulations on several lakes in the Clearwater/ Blackfoot area;  Alva, Marshal and Harpers. The Department is taking public comment right now. Significant changes are being considered to protect wildlif…
Blackfoot River Improvements
The Montana Fish,Wildlife, and Parks Department has started work on the Bonner Weigh Station fishing access point on the Blackfoot River.
Amazing Montana Snow Geese Migragtion
The time is now if you want to see  a really amazing wonder of nature. I just got word from Bruce Auchly, with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in Great Falls. He says the snow geese migration is underway at Freeezeout Lake WMA. Estimates are that some 50,000-100,000 of the birds are already th…

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