Our archery season is still under threat! SB 111, introduced by Senator Brad Molnar SD-28 out of Laurel, was tables by House Representatives on the Human Services Committee. BUT... Senator Molnar is now trying to revive his bill by adding a late amendment which does nothing to fix the problems this bad bill fails to address. Let the Representatives that sit on the House Human Services Committee know that MBA is devoted to providing those with a disability, a legal means to pursue hunting with a modified bow and arrow during Montana’s treasured Archery-Only season. Go to mtba.org/take-action to sign the petition and message the committee on this important issue.

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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