Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting LiveStream
By angelamontana

Posted: October 22, 2020

The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission will meet today, October 22 using the video conferencing platform Zoom at 9:00 am.

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The commission will hear a budget update.

The commission will hear the following informational presentations about petitions:

  • Petition Process Presentation
  • Boulder River Petition Informational Presentation
  • Boulder River Petition by petitioner Thomas Patterson

The commission will make final decisions on the following topics:

  • Montebello Fishing Access Site (FAS), Region 1
  • 2021 Fishing Regulations
  • Land Projects
    • Mount Jumbo Forestry Project, Region 2
    • Ray Kuhns Wildlife Management Area (WMA) farming lease renewal, Region 1

The commission will hear the following presentations and proposals:

  • Proposal to Create an Administrative Rule Prohibiting the Use of Remote-Controlled Devices for Fishing
  • Hoot Owl and Drought Restrictions Update, Informational
  • FAS/WMA Commercial Use Fee Schedule
  • 2021 Elk Shoulder Seasons
  • Elk Management Guidelines in Areas with Brucellosis
  • Modification of Fur Dealer Requirements Clarifying Trapping Regulations (Deletes Requirements that Only Tagged Marten May be Possessed by a Fur Dealer)
  • Land Projects
    • Whiskey Ridge Conservation Easement (CE), Region 4
    • Wolf Creek CE, Region 4
    • Woods Ranch Electric Right Of Way Easement, Region 1

The commission will also look at endorsing the following:

  • Poindexter Slough FAS Land Donation, Region 3
  • Land Projects
    • MacClay Ranch CE, Region 2
    • Boot Print Ranch CE, Region 5
    • Box Elder Creek CE, Region 6
    • Amelia Island WMA Addition, Region 7

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with special needs. To request arrangements, call FWP at 406-444-3186.

For the full agenda and background on the scheduled topics, go to the FWP website at; under “Quick Links” click “Commission.”

FWP’s website offers live streamed audio of each Fish & Wildlife Commission meeting.