Fishing

Fishing Closures
 
Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has advised anglers on two central Montana rivers that all fishing will close daily from 2 p.m. to midnight, starting Sunday, July 9 until conditions improve.
The "hoot-owl" closures are issued for:

Smith River—from the confluence of the North and South for…
Public comment sought for ice fishing contests proposed for winter 2016-2017
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on ice fishing contests proposed for the 2016-2017 winter season. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits.
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2016 Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks license outlets.
This year hunters must purchase a new “base hunting license&Close…
Ice Fishing Derbies Approved for This Winter
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks approved a number of ice fishing contests for 2015-2016. 
Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Some contests require catch-and-release fishing and participants in these contests may not keep any fish. Contac…