KEEP ELK PUBLIC! The United Property Owners of Montana (UPOM) - a group representing wealthy, out-of-state interests and some resident landowners - filed suit in May 2022 against the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Fish and Wildlife Commission to try to dismantle public elk hunting opportunities throughout the Big Sky State. DONATE TODAY to help maintain the voice of public hunters in decisions on elk management and prevent the privatization of elk hunting in Montana.

2017 Canyon Ferry Carp Safari-June 10th

The Montana Bowhunters Association will host our Annual Canyon Ferry Carp Safari on June 10, 2017 on Canyon Ferry Lake, east of Helena. Weigh-in and the awards ceremony will be staged at the Hellgate Campground Group Use Area. The competition runs from first light until 5:00 pm, with prizes to be awarded for largest fish, smallest fish, and most fish (by count) in youth and adult categories. Hamburgers, chips and beverages will be available after the shoot for registered…

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Another purpose statement drives our dedication to educating bowhunters in hunting in a proficient, legal, and sportsman-like manner. Many of our members serve as bowhunter education instructors, committing hundreds of hours each year to ensuring the success of new bowhunters. This commitment to educating youth with a focus on proficiency, safety, and ethical behavior drives our actions during the legislative sessions and tentative cycles. That’s why we were cautious in our support of early season youth rifle hunting, since…

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Disabled Bowhunters

The MBA wants to help disabled folks get back out into the field. We’ve compiled a list of organizations on this page to help. More links will be included as they become available. If you know of an organization that should be added, please e-mail the webmaster. For assistance right here locally, feel free to contact the following MBA members who may be able to offer suggestions and more information: Joelle Selk, 406-422-6798 jselkmt@gmail.com Marlon Clapham, 406-777-2408 mbaregion2@gmail.com Resources PTMAE…

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