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Now’s the time to plan summer adventures

Now’s the time to plan summer adventures

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Winter is the season for thinking ahead to summer adventures that require a special permit or reservations.

Bitterroot River fishing report: Next generation of fishers learn to tie basic flies

Bitterroot River fishing report: Next generation of fishers learn to tie basic flies

I walked into the Westview School Center last Tuesday, looking for the Bitterroot Bugger fly tying program. As I walked down the long hall tow…

Visiting Glacier in winter is a very different experience than summer

Visiting Glacier in winter is a very different experience than summer

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — When visiting Glacier National Park in the dead of winter, it’s hard to believe it’s the same area that’s usually bust…

Casting a fly rod a popular discussion topic this week

Casting a fly rod a popular discussion topic this week

Casting a fly rod was the topic of discussion this week.

Mark Ward: Steelhead fishing in Idaho at the mercy of streamflows

Mark Ward: Steelhead fishing in Idaho at the mercy of streamflows

Steelhead fishing in Idaho has been at the mercy of the river stream flow. If the flows are lower then fishing has been above average, and if …

Hunting bills in 2015 Legislature limit hunter orange, rifle noise

Hunting bills in 2015 Legislature limit hunter orange, rifle noise

Big-game hunting could get a little more discreet and discretionary if a slate of fish-and-game bills pass the 2015 Montana Legislature.

Going beyond the map: Missoula cartographer links bikes, packs and paddles

Going beyond the map: Missoula cartographer links bikes, packs and paddles

Lots of us study maps of fun places to explore. Casey Greene makes them.

Missouri fly angler lands big pike on renowned trout river

Famed for its spectacular trout fishing, Montana’s Bighorn River recently gave Kansas City, Mo., fly angler Nathan Diesel a big, toothy surpri…

Lake Pend Oreille kokanee brighten North Idaho fisheries

Lake Pend Oreille kokanee brighten North Idaho fisheries

Anglers responded with hooks, lines and the best success rates in decades to the recovery of kokanee in Lake Pend Oreille last year.

Buffalo hunt gives Idaho man a glimpse of history

Buffalo hunt gives Idaho man a glimpse of history

BILLINGS - Like many hunters, Rick Irvin of Eagle, Idaho, had a dream hunt, but unlike many others, he got to fulfill his earlier this month.

Patrolling Big Sky ski resort is a demanding profession

Patrolling Big Sky ski resort is a demanding profession

BIG SKY RESORT — At the top of 11,166-foot Lone Mountain on Friday, before many city commuters had arrived at work, Alex Bergeron tentatively …

‘Flying the cross’: Patrolling America’s biggest ski hill is a demanding profession

‘Flying the cross’: Patrolling America’s biggest ski hill is a demanding profession

BIG SKY RESORT — At the top of 11,166-foot Lone Mountain on Friday, before many city commuters had arrived at work, Alex Bergeron tentatively …

Avalanche dogs keep Big Sky slopes safe

Avalanche dogs keep Big Sky slopes safe

Across the vast whiteness of Big Sky Resort ski area, Lutsen believes there’s a whole world of people buried under the snow hiding with his tug toys.

Hatcheries a poor way to keep fisheries stocked

Hatcheries a poor way to keep fisheries stocked

I was reading an article one day this past week from a Montana Outdoors magazine that was about six months old. The article was about why fish…

Volunteers needed for Race to the Sky

Volunteers needed for Race to the Sky

The Race to the Sky is in need of volunteers for the upcoming 300- and 100-mile sled dog races Feb. 13-17. No experience is necessary.

Mark Ward: Check out technological improvements at boat shows

Mark Ward: Check out technological improvements at boat shows

February is the month for boat shows in western and central Montana.

Wyoming hunter bags world-record elk with crossbow

Wyoming hunter bags world-record elk with crossbow

CASPER, Wyo. — Albert Henderson’s rural Burlington, Wyo., house may be too small to showcase his new and only elk mount.

'Big, fat perch': Derby pleases serious and casual anglers alike

'Big, fat perch': Derby pleases serious and casual anglers alike

Canyon Ferry Reservoir played host to one of the winter’s biggest local outdoor events last weekend, with hundreds of anglers testing their sk…

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