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Attention: Non-Tribal Member Trophy Big Game Hunters

The Blackfeet Fish and Wildlife Department has sold 5 trophy moose tags via auction.  One trophy bighorn sheep was auctioned off between February 1st and April 30th, 2022.

All the other non-member big game hunts are currently for sale on a  first-come, first served basis. Click on the following link to view the species offered and the cost of tags available in 2022.. For detailed information, please call (406) 338-7207 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday MST.

 

Big Game Research Studies

The Blackfeet Fish & Wildlife Department is conducting two (2) separate big game studies on the reservation.   Daniel Bird, University of Montana - Doctoral student, is conducting an elk study that will shed light on the migratory patterns, habitat usage, elk calving areas, and the effect high impermeable fencing is having upon elk movements.   BFWD is working cooperatively with Glacier National Park, Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and other partners on this important elk research.   In addition, Landon Magee, University of Montana - Graduate student, will be conducting a moose study on the reservation utilizing remote cameras.   These cameras are code-locked to prevent theft and any photos of humans will be blurred to maintain privacy.   Please do not disturb these cameras, as they will provide important information on moose recruitment, moose migratory patterns, and habitat usage.

 

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FISHING UPDATE (7/13/22):  The majority of reservation lakes are accessible and fishing is good.  Mission Lake = fishing good, producing large trout; Four Horn Lake = road improved to gravel in 2021, fishing slow, but producing trophy-sized rainbows.  the road to Goose Lake is passable; weedy but producing nice chunky cutthroat.

Big Stew Horn Memorial Fishing Derby

on Four Horn Lake on July 15th - July 17th

**Important requirement** : All mucks, waders, float tubes, boats, and other aquatic gear must be inspected for Aquatic Invasive Species.  The AIS Inspection Station on Highway 2 just west of Browning is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day.   Failure to have your aquatic gear inspected is a $500 fine.

Felt Bottom waders are prohibited.  $200 fine

 

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Whitetail Deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) on Blackfeet reservation – 11/27/2020 - Read More

 

Chonic Wasting Disease Frequently Asked Questions

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                                                            CWD Check Station Crew

Blackfeet Fish & Wildlife Department's newest crew.   CWD - Chronic Wasting Disease Technicians.  Tyler K. Guardipee, Buddy Anthony Gray, Joe Hagberg, Supervisor, Tyrel Whitford & Angie Monroe.

 

BFWD - CWD Check Station Hours of operation:

Sunday - Saturday  6:30 am - 7:30 pm

(hours are subject to change pending daylight)

Telephone #406-845-9555

Get your harvest deer/elk tested.

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