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Watercraft Inspection Training Offered in Newcastle

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering an aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspection training course for members of the public March 24, 2020 in Newcastle. These pieces of training allow watercraft owners to inspect their own watercraft and for fishing and boating-related businesses to offer inspections for their customers....

Do you want up to $3,000 in tax credits for the 2020 tax year?

Do you have inaccessible public land that you’re willing to provide access to from June 30-December 31, 2020? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to visit with you about opportunities to enroll one or more of your private land parcels in the Unlocking Public Lands Program (UPL). Through annual UPL agreements, landowners can recei...

Montana Community Pond Projects Approved

FWP recently approved $74,000 in funding for six projects to improve family, youth, and ADA angling near Montana communities. The approved projects, funded through the Community Pond Program, are located at Baker Lake, Columbia Falls River’s Edge Park, Eureka Fairgrounds Fish Pond, Home Run Pond (Glasgow), Lake Elmo (Billings), and Lake Sheloo...

Montana Community Pond Projects Approved

FWP recently approved $74,000 in funding for six projects to improve family, youth, and ADA angling near Montana communities. The approved projects, funded through the Community Pond Program, are located at Baker Lake, Columbia Falls River’s Edge Park, Eureka Fairgrounds Fish Pond, Home Run Pond (Glasgow), Lake Elmo (Billings), and Lake Sheloo...

Wild Turkey Hunters Face March 13 Deadline

Wild turkey hunters have until March 13 to apply for limited permits for the spring season in two north-central Montana hunting districts.   The turkey hunting districts – 400 and 445 – have a quota of 20 permits each. Applications are available at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks website: http://fwp.mt.gov/   Those hunting districts are...

Wild Turkey Hunters Face March 13 Deadline

Wild turkey hunters have until March 13 to apply for limited permits for the spring season in two north-central Montana hunting districts.   The turkey hunting districts – 400 and 445 – have a quota of 20 permits each. Applications are available at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks website: http://fwp.mt.gov/   Those hunting districts are...

Wyoming Harvest Data can help plan your hunt

Antelope harvest data from the 2019 hunting season is now available on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department website. The harvest reports are one of the many resources Game and Fish offers to help plan a Wyoming hunt. Hunters harvested 46,464 pronghorn in 2019. Antelope hunters saw high success with a statewide average of 90.8%. Total success f...

FWP to begin stocking trout in Willow Creek Reservoir

Fish, Wildlife and Parks soon will begin stocking catchable rainbow trout in Willow Creek Reservoir west of Augusta on the Rocky Mountain Front. The reservoir was drained last summer by Greenfield Irrigation District to work on the water body’s outlet structure. That eliminated the reservoir’s popular trout fishery.   To help anglers and ...

If you have previously registered black bear bait sites you may begin applying for the same bait sites March 1

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds black bear hunters that the preference period to register previously existing bait sites is March 1 through March 20. Black bear hunters who want to use bait for the upcoming bear seasons are advised that the registration period for new bear bait sites begins April 1. A current black bear license i...