Tentative Furbearer Quotas Set For 2005-2006

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment until July 7 on the 2005-2006 tentative furbearer quotas. A limited number of changes are proposed. No quota changes are proposed for fisher or wolverine.

Bobcat :

Increases in bobcat quotes are proposed for FWP Regions 1, 3, and 7 as follows:

Region 1 increase the bobcat quota from 200 to 250;

Region 3 increase the bobcat quota from 225 to 300;

Region 7 increase the bobcat quota from 600 to 700.

No changes are proposed in FWP Regions 2, 4 and 6.

Otter:

A quota increase in FWP Region 2 from 19 to 20 otter is proposed. The quotas would remain the same in all other FWP Regions.

Comments should be sent before July 9 to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Wildlife Division, Attn: Furbearer Quotas, 1420 E. 6 th Ave, P.O. Box 200701; Helena, MT 59620-0701, or by email to: fwpwld@mt.gov.