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FWP Seeks Comment On Fishing Access Site Rule
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
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This news release was archived on Friday, February 1, 2013

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking public comment on fishing access site rules for camping fees, group use permits, facility rentals, and special recreation permits on the Blackfoot and Madison rivers.

The new rules would also authorize FWP to require bear resistant food storage at some fishing access sites. FWP anticipates requiring bear resistant food storage at a few sites located primarily along the Blackfoot River near Missoula. The effort would help to prevent conflicts between humans and bears, and are similar to food storage requirements at FWP wildlife management areas and state parks.

To comment or find a copy of the proposed rule, visit FWP website at fwp.mt.gov. Click "Public Notices." Comments, due by Jan. 18, 2013, can also be emailed to: FWPFASRuleComments@mt.gov; or mailed to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Attn: FAS Rule, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. For more information call FWP at 406- 444-3888.