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FWP To Host Open House Meetings To Discuss Proposed Fishing Regulation Changes For 2012-15
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
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This news release was archived on Friday, September 30, 2011

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of open house meetings to discuss and seek comment on proposed fishing regulation changes for 2012-15. The changes, which would go into effect March 1, 2012, include regulations in the Western, Central and Eastern fishing districts.

Details on the proposed changes, and opportunities to comment, are available for review on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov. Click "Proposed Fishing Regulations for 2012-2015".

Locations, dates and times for the open houses include:

  • Glasgow—Sept. 7, 7-9 p.m.: Cottonwood Inn, Highway 2 E.
  • Hamilton—Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m.: USDA Forest Service Office, 1801 North 1st St.
  • Billings—Sept. 8, 7-9 p.m.: FWP Region 5 Headquarters, 2300 Lake Elmo Dr.
  • Havre—Sept. 8, 7-9 p.m.: Duck Inn; 1300 First St.
  • Missoula—Sept. 8, 6-9 p.m.: FWP Region 2 Headquarters, 3201 Spurgin Rd.
  • Helena—Sept. 12, 7-9 p.m.: Montana Wild Outdoor Learning Center, off Hwy12/Euclid at 2668 Broadwater Ave.
  • Plentywood—Sept. 12, 7-9 p.m.: Sheridan County Library, 100 W Laurel Ave.
  • Darby—Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m.: Community Clubhouse, 106 N. Main St.
  • Miles City—Sept. 14, 7-9 p.m.: Miles City Community College, 2715 Dickinson St.
  • Bozeman—Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m.: FWP Region 3 Headquarters, 1400 South 19th St.
  • Great Falls—Sept 15, 7-9 p.m.: Region 4 Headquarters, 4600 Giant Springs Rd.

Comments must be received by Sept. 19. Send comments by mail to: 2012-15 Fishing Regulations; FWP Fisheries Bureau, P.O. Box 200701; Helena, MT 59601.

The FWP Commission will take final action on the proposals on Oct. 13 in Helena. For more information contact your nearest FWP office or call Don Skaar at 406-444-7409.