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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2011

Montana may sell 7,200 acres of state land

PUBLIC LANDS -- Montana is considering the sale of 7,280 acres of its lands in northeastern Montana’s Daniels County, 49 tracts ranging from 5 to 360 acres, according to the Billings Gazette. “Over the years, landowners and others in Daniels County have urged the Department...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

Carl Kjellstrand of Walla Walla calls his son with details of his successful morning whitetail hunt. The former Spokane resident was hunting with Outdoors editor Rich Landers in Montana.   (Rich Landers)

Returning home with loaded pickup 

HUNTING -- I'm on the road, returning from the annual cast and blast trip to Montana -- perfectly timed to avoid the Spokane Public Radio pledge drive. The pickup is loaded with a whitetail, a pronghorn, pheasants, Huns, sharpies, and a dog-tired dog. Fishing waders...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2011

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011


Flooding closes access to Montana rivers

FISHING -- Flooding on the Bitterroot and Clark Fork rivers has forced Montana officials to close many fishing access sites this week. Bitterroot River sites closed today include, from south to north: Hannon Memorial, WW White, Darby Bridge, Wally Crawford, Woodside Bridge, Tucker Crossing, Bell...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011

MONDAY, FEB. 28, 2011

Non-resident hunting fees increase in Montana

HUNTING -- Out-of-staters will pay more for Montana big-game combination licenses in 2011. State voters approved a November initiative that moved 7,800 outfitter-sponsored big-game and deer combination licenses to the general nonresident license category, they also increased the associated license fees. The fee increases include:...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 11, 2011

FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011

Joe Hagengruber, 10, of Helena poses with shovelnose sturgeon. Joe loves fishing and has set a goal of catching all 86 fish species found in Montana. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks)

Kid inspires with his zest for fishing

FISHING -- Out of Montana comes a rare story of a youngster whose life revolves around something as age-old as fishing. Joe Hagengruber, a 10-year-old from Helena -- an angler who lets his fishing rod do most of the talking --means every word when he...

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