The threat of illegal fish introductions in Montana is greater than ever with today's heavy recreational use of the state's waters.
Illegally introduced fish and other aquatic species can:
To report an illegal introduction, call 1-800-TIP-MONT.
FWP investigates potential illegal introductions, may prosecute violators, and can require restitution for the costs of removing the introduced species and re-establishing the original fishery.
For more information on sound fishing practices, go to the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov , and click on the Montana Fishing Guide, or pick up a copy of the Montana fishing regulations available at all FWP offices and license providers.