Game Fish, Other

Game Fish, Other

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Crow tribe in Montana begins enforcing fishing laws

KEYWORDS: Montana fishing on the Crow reservation in Montana trout fishing permits to fish on Indian reservations fish and game laws fishing laws in Montana trout fishery fishing the Bighorn River Crow fish and game codes Crow tribe fish management trout streams Montana game codes Flathead Reservation fishing Fishing tribal waters fishing permit wild turkey permits hunting wild turkeys on the Crow Reservation wild turkey season on the Crow Reservation Willow Creek Reservoir fishing permit requirement Three Mile fishing Pryor Creek Soap Creek Black Canyon Little Bull Creek Big Bull Creek

AUTHOR: James Hagengruber, Billings Gazette staff writer

Crow Tribe game wardens have begun enforcing long-dormant fish and game laws across the 2.4 million acre reservation, and the tribe is negotiating with the state over a variety of fishing and hunting access issues.

The talks also involve the state’s crown jewel trout fishery and political equivalent of Jerusalem: the Bighorn River.

Man Catches Fish With Computer in Belly

KEYWORDS: trout game fish fishing story fish research fishing in Great Lakes trout story lake trout sport anglers

Larry Mattson caught a high-tech lake trout with a computer in its belly.

Mattson cut the fish open to find a computer the size of a pinky, and eventually called a phone number on a tag on the fish’s back.

That made Bill Mattes very happy.

Roadless Areas Provide Last Refuge for Native Trout in the West

A scientific computer mapping analysis released by he Western Native Trout Campaign today demonstrates that native trout species in the western United States are strongly correlated with the region's remaining roadless areas.

If the federal roadless policy adopted in 2000 is withdrawn, many populations of native trout will likely become extinct.

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