Paddlefish season on Yellowstone, Lower Missouri canceled; still opportunity on Upper Missouri

The 2020 paddlefish seasons on the Yellowstone and Lower Missouri rivers (yellow tag) are canceled in response to Gov. Steve Bullock’s extension of the directives for social distancing and non-resident quarantine to help stop the spread of COVID-19. As of now, paddlefish season on the Upper Missouri River from Fort Benton downstream to Fort Peck…

No one will be permitted to collect antlers until 12 noon May 1, regardless of when the land becomes open to public access.

Shed hunters and other recreationists out on May 1 should be aware of significant changes to the opening time for the collection of shed antlers on public lands. The shed antler collection regulation, which was amended in January, 2020, requires that antler collection on public lands begins at 12 noon on May 1. Even though…

No one will be permitted to collect antlers until 12 noon May 1, regardless of when the land becomes open to public access.

Shed hunters and other recreationists out on May 1 should be aware of significant changes to the opening time for the collection of shed antlers on public lands. The shed antler collection regulation, which was amended in January, 2020, requires that antler collection on public lands begins at 12 noon on May 1. Even though…

SE MT Block Mgmt. Opportunities for Turkey Hunting Region 7 offers 50 Block Management Areas for 2020 spring turkey season

Hunters in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 will have ample opportunities and many choices for where to hunt turkeys this spring, with 50 Block Management Areas allowing public access for turkey hunting.   Spring turkey season opens April 11 and runs through May 17.   For a complete list of landowners participating in…