Montana Considering 2011 Nonresident Combination Hunt License Changes
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on the proposed 2011 nonresident combination hunting license annual rule.
With the recent voter approved ballot Initiative 161, which eliminated guaranteed big game hunting licenses for nonresidents who hunt with outfitters and increased the cost of some licenses, the new law affects FWP's annual rule for the sale of nonresident combination hunting licenses.
The proposed rule, approved by the FWP Commission today, includes the new license fees set by the passage of I-161 and includes the required $5 drawing fee and $10 hunting access enhancement fee. Since the prices are set by law with the passage of I-161, the FWP Commission is not seeking public comment on the following license fees:
- $912 for the Class B-10 Nonresident Big Game Combination License
- $542 for the Class B-11 Nonresident Deer Combination License
- $458.50 for the Nonresident Youth Big Game Combination licenses
The commission, however, has the authority to set the fee for the Nonresident Elk Combination License and is seeking comment on the following:
- $812 B-10 for the Nonresident Elk Combination License
The price includes the required $5 drawing fee and $10 hunting access enhancement fee. Montana's nonresident combo licenses include a conservation, fishing, and upland bird license. The proposed annual rule for 2011 sale of nonresident combination licenses is available for review on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov. Comments are due by Dec. 3. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or via post mail to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Licensing Division, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.