Fishing Season Starting in Montana

FWP Wants Your Input On Statewide Fisheries Plan
By Matt Schauer

Posted: October 7, 2012

There is an extended comment period for the statewide fisheries management plan. FWP is working on new goals that include:

  • habitat protection and improvement
  • fishing access and angling opportunities for the next six years

The plan presents information on topics ranging from wild fish management to hatchery fish stocking guidelines and focuses on services provided by FWP as well as the history of Montana’s fisheries management and long term goals and objectives for state fisheries programs.

Comments are now due by Oct. 26. To review and comment on the draft plan visit FWP’s website.

Comments can also be sent by email to FWPFishPlanComments@mt.gov or mail to: Statewide Fisheries Management Plan, Montana FWP, 1420 E. 6th Ave., Helena, MT 59620. For information, call Don Skaar at 406-444-7409.