FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

Montana surplus big-game tags on sale

HUNTING -- The wait is over for nonresidents still hoping to purchase a license to hunt deer and elk in Montana. A number of first-come first-served surplus licenses, good for ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Montana ski resorts smothered in powder

WINTER SPORTS -- While much of the West suffers for lack of snow, Montana is flush with powder. An AP news story today notes that the state has an above-normal ...

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

Roadkill: it’s what’s for dinner in Montana

Updated 11-26-13 at 9 a.m. with correction from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. WILDLIFE -- Just in time for Thanksgiving! Montana's online permitting system to legally take possession of road-killed big game ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013

Wolf hunter kills malamute as it romped with skier

PREDATORS -- Am I shocked that a wolf hunter has shot someone's pet near a popular Montana-Idaho winter recreation area?  Yes. Am I surprised?  No. And the Missoula County sheriff’s office is just ...


THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

Montana wolf seasons closing with higher harvest

PREDATORS -- With Montana's wolf season coming to a close this evening, hunters and trappers have reported killing 223 wolves during the state’s third season and the first that allowed trapping. That's ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

Montana law expands wolf hunting

PREDATORS -- A wolf management bill that was fast-tacked through the Montana Legislature was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Steve Bullock. Bullock said the law will allow hunters to purchase up to three ...

MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012

MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Pronghorns give North America distinction

WILDLIFE -- I go home to my hunting roots in Montana every year at this time, and the photo below (click continue reading) by Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson illustrates one of the ...

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012


Heat curtails fishing on 3 Montana rivers

FISHING -- While rivers in the Spokane-to-Missoula region are still flowing somewhat higher that normal and reasonably cool, waters -- and fish -- farther east are feeling the heat of a ...

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012

Fish free in Montana on Fathers Day weekend

FISHING – Everybody with a yen to go fishing benefits from a Fathers Day gift from the Montana legislature. For the second year, Montanan is celebrating Father's Day by waiving ...

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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