Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet June 22
By angelamontana

Posted: June 9, 2022

HELENA – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet June 22 in person at the State Capitol in room 317. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live on the FWP website and broadcast through MPAN, YouTube, and Zoom. The commission will take public comment on agenda items in person and via Zoom. To make a comment via Zoom, you must register on the FWP website. A link to register will be posted on the website on June 15. The public will also be able to comment in person at the meeting or at any FWP regional office.

The commission will make final decisions on the following:

Parks and Outdoor Recreation

  • Next Steps for Madison River Work Group Recommendations
  • 2022 Elk Hunting Access Agreements

Fisheries

  • Removal of all bag limits on Rainbow Lake, Region 1

Wildlife

  • 2022 Mountain Lion Quotas and Special Limited Licenses
  • Middle Madison Valley Trumpeter Swan Reintroductions during 2022 through 2026
  • Willow Creek Fee Title Addition to Mt. Haggin WMA, Region 3

The commission will also hear a drought update and a proposal to amend Angling Restriction and Fishing Closure Administrative Rules.

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 Fish and Wildlife Commission page on the FWP website.

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