The Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is now seeking public comment on the proposed annual rule that will set the prices for nonresident elk and deer hunting licenses in 2000. Commissioners tentatively adopted the rule at its September 8 meeting in Helena.
An advisory committee of hunters, outfitters and landowners made recommendations to the Commission regarding sale of nonresident elk and deer licenses for the 2000 big game season. Based on those recommendations, the management objectives of FWP and comments from sporting groups, outfitters, landowners and the general public, the following schedule of proposed prices and license numbers was adopted:
|Big Game Combination*||$475||11,500|
|Outfitter Sponsor (Market Based)|
|Big Game Combination||$835||5,500|
*The Big Game Combination License includes elk, deer A, upland game bird, fishing and conservation license.
** The Elk Combination License includes elk, upland game bird, fishing and conservation licenses.
***The Deer Combination License includes deer A, upland game bird, fishing and conservation licenses.
Copies of the proposed license rule should contact FWP's License Section in Helena at 444-2950.
Comments on the proposed rule should be sent to the License Section, 1420 East Sixth Avenue, PO Box 200701, Helena MT 59620-0701 by October 27, 1999.