Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet Thursday, September 6 in Helena at the FWP Headquarters building on 1420 East Sixth Ave., beginning at 8 a.m.
Final decisions will be made on 13 recommended Future Fisheries Improvement Program projects totaling over $190,000, the Kootenai Falls Wildlife Management Area rules and the FWP Region 4 Prairie Dog Transplant plan.
Tentative decisions will be made on recommendations that the 2002 Non-Resident Outfitter Sponsored Combination License fee remain at the current level ($975) or be increased to $1,100; minor clarifications and changes to the License Preference Rule, and adoption of the 2002 to 2003 Tentative Fishing Regulations. The FWP Commission will also make tentative decisions on a fishing closure on Darlington Ditch south of Three Forks to prevent the spread of New Zealand Mud Snails to the Madison River and adoption of tentative Parks Fee Rule changes including increasing the resident Parks Passport from $20 to $24, making the resident and nonresident fee the same.
The full agenda for the FWP Commission meeting September 6 can be found on the FWP web site at fwp.state.mt.us.