Tribal Members and Descendants, Fishermen, Hunters, Visitors and Recreation enthusiasts, Okii (Hello), welcome to the Blackfeet Nation; I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for supporting our Fish and Wildlife Department. Please have a safe and enjoyable time while visiting and utilizing our beautiful homelands.
Sincerely Dona Rutherford, Director - Blackfeet Fish & Wildlife Department
NOTICE UPDATE :
Attention all Upland/Waterfowl Bird Hunters - all Waders, any hunting equipment that will be immersed in the water NEED TO BE INSPECTED prior to hunting.
Reminder Hunters- Be Respectful and mindful of land owners & keep all gates closed.
Reminder - All 2016 hunters need to complete a harvest report before the 2017 hunting season. If you have any questions you can call the BFWD office (406) 338-7207. Thank you.
Aquatic Invasive Species Inspections
Posted: Updated 5/9/2017 (Tue)
All forms of water craft are ALLOWED on the Blackfeet Reservation waters. All wading equipment & non-motorized & motorized boats shall be inspected and will be good for 3 days. Fishermen that travel off the reservation within the 3 days; must get waders, fishing equipment, & non-motorized & motorized boats reinspected.
All wading equipment, non-motorized, motorized boats coming from the Missiouri system shall be dried 24 hours prior to use/inspection of the Reservation.
Felt Bottom boots - Illegal and shall not be worn in any lake or stream on the Blackfeet Reservation.
STOP AQUATIC HITCHHIKERS! Be a Good Steward. Clean. Drain. Dry.
WATER CRAFT INSPECTION STATIONS: UPDATE 10/2/2017
1) Highway #2 West of Browning, just past the round about. Hours: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, 7 days a week.
The Hwy 2 West Inspection station will be closing October 21, 2017.
All Inspections will be done at Blackfeet Fish & Wildlife Dept. until Freeze up.
All Waterfowl hunters need inspection on watercraft motorized and non-motorized, wading equipment (waders, boots, and Inflatables).
If you have any questions please call (406) 309-1427