With the former bureau chief of licensing and his 17 years’ experience now leading Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, we're left surprised and disappointed in how FWP's drawings and regulations have been administered lately.
First, turkeys were being killed a week before the spring season and wardens were turning a blind eye because there was a typo on FWP’s official website that suggested the 2022 season opened a week before it did. Law-abiding turkey hunters were penalized with lost opportunities because of a mistake by FWP, and unlawful harvests went unpunished.
Then came the elk and deer draws.
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