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Comments Sought On Proposed Nonresident Elk And Deer License Rule
Friday, September 17, 1999
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This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

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:

CategoryPriceQuota/Target
General Public
Big Game Combination*$47511,500
Elk Combination**$425}
Deer Combination***$2452,300
Outfitter Sponsor (Market Based)
Big Game Combination$8355,500
Elk Combination$775
Deer Combination $7752,000
Landowner Sponsor
Deer Combination $2502,000

*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.