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Public comment sought for open water fishing contest



Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on an open water fishing contests proposed after the deadline for the 2019 season. The Western Native Trout Challenge (WNTC) is a multi-state program hosted by the Western Native Trout Initiative. The WNTC invites anglers to help celebrate our western legacy by catching native trout and char in each of the 12 participating Western states, at their own pace. In Montana, participants can fish in waters stocked with Yellowstone and westslope cutthroat trout. By attempting to catch 18 species throughout 12 states (at the mater angler level), participants can enjoy the adventure of a lifetime, and learn about native trout species. Information on the proposed fishing contests can be found on the FWP Fishing Contest webpage, at or by calling 406-444-2449. All comments must be received on or before May 29.

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.