FWP is seeking comment on the proposed Fishing Access Site (FAS) Annual Rule. The proposed rule sets the fees for FAS camping, group use permits, facility rentals, and special recreation permits (SRP). The proposed rule includes a $5 increase to the minimum SRP fee for commercial use, competitive events, and organized groups on the Blackfoot and Madison rivers; the minimum fee would be increased from $95 to $100. The proposed rule would also authorize FWP to require food storage at fishing access sites to address or prevent bear/human conflicts. FWP anticipates implementing food storage orders at only a limited number of fishing access sites at this time. For more information call FWP at 406-444-3888.
Comments can be emailed to: FWPFASRuleComments@mt.gov; or mailed to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Attn: FAS Rule P.O. Box 200701 Helena, MT 59620-0701.
The public comment period for this public notice ended on Friday, January 18, 2013.