Wednesday, February 28, 2024


What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 11 months ago

FWP prepares new Wolf Management Plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will prepare an environmental impact statement and conduct public scoping on a pr…

Updated 4 years, 1 month ago
Smalley wants to fish even more in 2020

No secret that very few New Year’s resolutions are kept.

Updated 4 years, 1 month ago
Deer season meeting is Friday

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting public meetings across northwest Montana (Region 1) in January to discuss proposed hunting season dates and structure changes.

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Early perch ice fishing on Stillwater Lake

Last week I ice fished on Lower Stillwater Lake after hearing reports of several inches of “pretty good” ice.

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Smalley's gift ideas for 2019

I’ve used all the items in this year’s list of gift suggestions for outdoorsies on your Christmas list.

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
No deer this year

What was for dinner last night? Venison? Or tag stew?

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Montana Wilderness Association holding annual photo contest

Montana Wilderness Association is holding its annual Picture Wild Montana photo contest, with prizes offered for the best photos taken on public lands across t…

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Hunting season better than last year, hearings on biennial season changes coming up

The general big game hunting season concluded last weekend across Montana, and hunters took more deer than they did last year. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks…

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Be careful when ice fishing this season

Every year, at least one story in this space is devoted to staying safe on the ice.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Lake whitefish harder to find without boat

Lake whitefish have been making annual spawning runs up the Flathead River system for over 30 years.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Hunting success up over last year

With two weeks left in Montana’s general hunting season, the percentage of hunters with harvested game is slightly ahead of last year in Northwest Montana, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Moose near Libby tests positive for chronic wasting disease

A moose in Northwest Montana has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first time the disease has been detected in the species in the state,…

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
State waters mussel-free, again

Montana’s watercraft inspection stations set another record for boats inspected in 2019, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reports. It also has found no evidence…

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Whitefish not so easy to catch, say local fishing experts

Where are the whitefish?

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Book by former HHN employee chronicles North Fork adventures

A former Hungry Horse News employee has recently released a book detailing her family’s adventures in the North Fork.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Lawsuit looms over train-caused grizzly deaths

Two environmental groups have filed a 60 day notice of intent to sue Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and the Department of Interior, claiming that too man…