Monthly Archives: March 2011

Montana Facts and Trivia

As you contemplate purchasing a Montana ranch or recreational property, I thought it may be useful for you to know a little bit about our state. Needless to say I have compiled a list of information concerning “Big Sky Country” that may interest you.

Posted by: Bill on 03.25.2011
Posted in Montana, Montana History, Montana Western Properties

Incentives for buying a Montana Hunting Property

As most folks already know, Montana is an excellent place to hunt. Record class elk and deer range many areas of “Big Sky Country”. However recent changes in the way non-residents are able to obtain tags threatens to greatly reduce the availability of those opportunities to our visitors. Last November, the Montana electorate passed Initiative […]

Montana’s Best Mountain Biking Trails

Mountain biking is fast becoming a huge outdoor event in Montana. Little known areas that offer majestic views, solitude and wide range of challenges for the rider make this “Last Best Place” a natural for the sport. Currently, our community of Lincoln is developing a comprehensive trail plan that will offer a wide variety of […]

Posted by: Bill on 03.09.2011
Posted in Montana, Montana Trails, Montana Western Properties, Uncategorized

Montana Gold Fever

Early prospectors didn’t find all the gold in Montana. A gold nugget weighing about 2 pounds (27.5 ounces) is the largest gold nugget found in Montana during the last 80 years. The Highland Centennial Gold Nugget was recovered in September 1989 by the Stratton family while working a placer claim in the Highland Mountains south […]

Posted by: Bill on 03.07.2011
Posted in Montana History, Montana Mining

Montana Fish & Game Records

One of the perks of owning a ranch or recreational property in Montana is the high potential for living near great hunting spots. Where I used to live near Billings, Montana was also home to some amazingly large Bull Elk. Prior to 2005, we lived in Colstrip, Montana and within ten miles of town I […]