As a full-time guide, one of the questions I’m most often asked is, “When is the best time to fish a river for smallmouth bass?” The fact is, all seasons, from early spring until late fall, have the potential to be great. That said, when it comes to big numbers of bubba-sized smallies, when you hit things right, early spring often produces the best days of the season.
State wildlife officials plan to catch elk in southwestern Montana this spring as part of a brucellosis tracking effort.
The Sheridan/Johnson County Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its annual banquet on Feb. 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. This popular banquet has been a must-attend winter event for many years, and this year's banquet is offering plenty of reasons to show up.
There will be thousands of people lining up to take part in the Book Across the Bay ski-snowshoe-walk/run planned for Saturday between Ashland and Washburn.
Sometimes unofficial is best.
The American West is a place. It is a large, complex, and diverse geographical place. For many years, the West was considered a single unit, a homogeneous region. From the banks of the Mississippi River to the Pacific Northwest waters — or even further west, to the faraway Hawaiian archipelago — the West has been traditionally treated as a monolithic region.