PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD FOR TENTATIVE PROPOSALS

Following are season changes being considered by MT FWP for 2016-2017. The following links will take you to the MT FWP page concerning each issue. The MBA Tentative Committee welcomes your input on individual hunting districts so that we may provide comprehensive comments to the Commission about the concerns of our membership. 2016-17 Hunting Season Changes: This document includes the proposed changes for statewide regulations as well as individual changes in hunting district boundaries, permit and license types, and…

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The most fun I have had in a season yet

My 2010 season was a great one, getting great footage for our decoy (Be the Decoy). Having early success lead to having plenty of time to take my son out for some whitetails from our box blind. Him being 3 years old I didn’t think it would be very productive. The first night out was with his mother and I. Mom was trying to find a good buck. First deer we saw caused a near explosion in the blind…

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The Rest of the Related Story

by Paul Martin It was the morning of Sept. 27, 2006 at that same favorite hunting spot in region 1 but this hunt I was on my own, it had been numerous years since I’d been here and only a mile or so up the trail with gaining light as I crossed a small spring I could see the canine like tracks in the mudded areas, sign I am not happy to see . Further up the trail and…

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Wolf Management Controversy – MBA Position

As you are probably aware Judge Donald Molloy has handed down his decision to re-list the gray wolf as an endangered species. The MBA is very disappointed in this decision.  Aside from the fact that the 2010-2011 wolf season would have been the first season to incorporate an archery only opportunity, Judge Molloy’s decision once again takes the management of our wolf populations out of the hands of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Dept. and puts it back…

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