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This Sunday: Ladies Day on Northwestern Outdoors Radio

With Mother's Day a week away we thought this would be a great week to feature some very impressive women on Northwestern Outdoors Radio!  We start off chatting with Heather Hodson, the founder of Spokane Women on th

The upper Sun River (Photo by Alan Rollo, Sun River Watershed Group)
The upper Sun River (Photo by Alan Rollo, Sun River Watershed Group)
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Sun River Finalist in Prestigious National Competition

Collaborative project one of four finalists to present at River Rally in New Mexico in May

 Great Falls, Mont. -- A collaborative project to restore flows and water quality in the Rocky Mountain Front’s Sun River has gained international attention as one of the top four finalists in the national premiere of the North American Riverprize, a prestigious recognition bestowed by the International River Foundation.
“We were thrilled to

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Captain Forrest Fawthrop of Walleye Hunter Outfitters will be one of John Kruse's guests this Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
Captain Forrest Fawthrop of Walleye Hunter Outfitters will be one of John Kruse's guests this Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
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Northwestern Outdoors Radio Heads to BC this Sunday.

Bill Hanlon with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA) shares his fascinating story of going on a multi-day hunting expedition in Northern British Columbia and finding not only a Dall sheep, but also the frozen and mummified remains of a 500 year old man.  The tale stretches over two hunts and five years as the myste

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John Kruse, host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, heard Sunday mornings at 5:00am on 96.7fm and k96fm.com.
John Kruse, host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, heard Sunday mornings at 5:00am on 96.7fm and k96fm.com.
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Northwestern Outdoors Radio begins Trivia Contest

Sportsman’s Warehouse, “America’s Premier Outfitter”, is a sponsor of a brand new weekly trivia game on Northwestern Outdoors Radio where one lucky listener will win a $25 gift card every week for the next year!  The trivia contest will take place during the latter part of the hour-long broadcast and also highlight upcoming seminars and other events taking place at some of the 23 Sportsman’s Warehouse stores located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Trivia questions will co

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Arnie Gidlow, owner of Missouri Riverside Outfitters and Lodge, will talk about trout fishing on the Missouri River near Craig, Sunday morning on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
Arnie Gidlow, owner of Missouri Riverside Outfitters and Lodge, will talk about trout fishing on the Missouri River near Craig, Sunday morning on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
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Trout Fishing on the Missouri River, Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio

There is a lot of fishing to be had this weekend on Northwestern Outdoors Radio.  We start on the Missouri River when we talk to Arnie Gidlow, owner of Missouri Riverside Outfitters and Lodge, ab

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John Kruse, host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, heard Sunday mornings at 5:00am on K96fm.
John Kruse, host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, heard Sunday mornings at 5:00am on K96fm.
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This Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio

We are covering a lot of water and a lot of ground this Sunday morning on Northwestern Outdoors Radio!  The program airs from 5:00am-6:00am on K96fm (96.7Mhz) and on www.k96fm.com .

Guide Steve Leonard kicks things off with catch and keep sturgeon fishing on the Lower Columbia River and Lance Merz with Mack's Lure Company joins us to share places in Idaho you may want to visit for kokanee, and a surefire lure to use to catch them. 

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MSU Extension Offers Free Online Magazine

BOZEMAN – Big Sky Small Acres: Rural Living in Montana, a magazine produced triannually by Montana State University Extension for busy landowners and backyard enthusiasts, is now available for free online

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Greater Sage Grouse
Greater Sage Grouse
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EDF: “Habitat Exchanges” A Win-Win Plan to Save the Greater Sage Grouse

The following is a recent post from the Environmental Defense Fund's "Growing Returns" bog, reprinted by permission. Give it a read, some thought, and then let us know what you think:
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No time to wait: sage grouse delay gives urgency to conservation

By ERIC HOLST| JANUARY 5, 2015

You may have seen a

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(Photo Credit: John Kruse)
(Photo Credit: John Kruse)
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Christmas in the Northwestern Outdoors – Sunday on K96!

We've got a Christmas show full of fishing and heartwarming interviews Sunday morning on Northwestern Outdoors!  We start off by talking to outdoors writer and TV personality Gary Lewis about his brand new book, "Fishing Mount Hood Country"

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Kyle Andersen & Jay Kolbe releasing Sheep
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Big Horn Sheep Captured, Moved to Sheep Creek Drainage South of Great Falls

 

State wildlife biologists have trapped and transplanted 21 bighorn sheep to the Sheep Creek drainage that flows into the Missouri River south of Great Falls. The animals were captured over several days from the Missouri River Breaks north of Lewistown.

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GNP Seeks Comments on Proposed Fee Increases

New Boat Launch Fee and Campground Fee Included

WEST GLACIER, MT. –Glacier National Park is requesting public comment on a proposal to increase the park’s entrance fees for the first time in nine years, implement a motorized boat launch fee, and increase the camping fee at the Many Glacier Campground.

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(fwp.mt.gov)
(fwp.mt.gov)
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Monitoring the Hunt..or Harassing the Hunters?

The following is a news release from the recently-formed Yellowstone Wolf Patrol, regarding their efforts to "Monitor and Disrupt" the hunting of wolves near Yellowstone National Park:

Americans outraged with the killing of wolves from Yellowstone National Park (YNP) have organized the YELLOWSTONE WOLF PATROL, whose members have entered the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness to monitor and document Montana's wolf hunt, set to begin on September 15th.        

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