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Region 5 Block Management

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Block Management Contact:
  • Region 5 Block Management Program
  • 2300 Lake Elmo Drive
  • Billings, MT 59105
  • (406) 247-2940

Region 5 Hunting Access Guide

Order Guide

You can order the Hunter Access Guide between July 1 and December, 31 each year. Guides will be shipped beginning August 15th.

View Access Guide

The 2015 Hunting Access Guides and Regional Maps will be available for download (here) August 14, 2015.

2015 Statistics

139 landowners have enrolled approximately 624,000 acres to form 116 Block Management Areas.

2015 Block Management Program

In 2015, there are 116 Block Management Areas (BMAs) that will provide access to approximately 624,000 acres of private, state, and federal lands. These areas offer opportunities to hunt whitetail and mule deer, antelope, elk, upland birds, and waterfowl. Most Block Management Areas in our Region are open September 1 through January 1. About one-half of our BMAs are Type I, where hunters administer their own permission, and half are Type II, where someone other than the hunter administers permission.

Beginning the second week of August, hunters may call (406) 247-2940 to request a Hunting Access Guide or specific BMA maps/rules. This year, the Hunting Access Guide will include block management information for all 7 FWP administrative regions. This guide will show lands enrolled in Block Management, by Region, and give further instructions on securing maps and permission to hunt.

Lands enrolled in Block Management represent approximately 7% of the land base within Region 5. As such, there are many other hunting opportunities outside of the Program. These include non-enrolled private lands, federal lands (USFS and BLM), and state lands. Hunters are encouraged to utilize these opportunities and not focus solely on BMAs.

For Region 5 Block Management or other Fish, Wildlife & Parks information, please call (406) 247-2940.