OPINION: Pick or choose: Montana hunters lose

FWP's elk advisory group has proposed many productive ideas regarding shoulder seasons, the hunt roster, new approaches to block management and improving hunter behavior.

But their proposal to ‘pick your season/weapon’ misses the mark.

While the intent of reducing hunting pressure on public lands is solid - and this hunting change is likely inevitable if Montana continues to grow in population, access to inaccessible elk isn't improved, and hunters fail to show up when it matters - now is not the time for this.

Read more from the Helena Independent Record here...

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BHA's Regional Policy Manager (MT, ND, SD). Based in Missoula, MT

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