Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Feb. 10 in Helena


Last updated 2/2/2017 at 7:15pm

Press release

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a regular meeting Friday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Headquarters in Helena.

The commission will look at a variety of issues and make final decisions on Future Fisheries Projects, a rule allowing lighted nocks on arrows, and 2017 spring turkey license quotas.

Also on the agenda for a final decision from the commission are the approval of waters for commercial bait seining annual rule and the wildlife management area biennial public use rule.

The commission will also hear proposals on a recreation access agreement on The Nature Conservancy lands in FWP Region 2 and 2017 migratory bird regulations.

Several projects will come before the commission for its endorsement:

• Skyles Lake Fishing Access Site right-of-way realignment

• Milwaukee Fishing Access Site lease agreement with the Montana Department of Transportation.

• Gallatin Forks Fishing Access Site bridge realignment

• White Bear Fishing Access Site land disposal

• Edgar Bridge donation on the Clarks Fork River

• Mussel inspection and decontamination lease sites

• Right-of-way expansion through Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area

• Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

• Gordon Conservation Easement addition

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with special needs. To request arrangements, call FWP at 406-444-3186.

For the full agenda and background on the scheduled topics for the Commission meeting, go to the FWP website at; under “Quick Links” click “Commission” “Meeting & Agendas.” 


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