Fishing regulation meetings coming up

Fish, Wildlife & Parks

In the coming weeks, anglers will have several opportunities to comment on fishing regulation proposals for the 2023-24 regulation booklet.

The proposals were developed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff after working with the public on identifying what changes were needed in the current regulations. In all, 42 proposals for the 2023-24 Montana Fishing Regulations will be out for public comment through Sept. 22. The proposals can be reviewed online at

Final commission action on the upcoming fishing regulations will occur at the Oct. 20 meeting. Comments can be submitted online at, emailed to, or sent to FWP Fishing Regulations, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620.

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Fisheries staff will be hosting open houses around the state to discuss the proposals and gather additional feedback from the public.

The schedule is as follows: Statewide Zoom: Sept. 13, 6 p.m., details to be announced; Region 1: Sept. 14, 4 p.m., Region 1 Headquarters in Kalispell, 490 North Meridian Road; Region 2: Sept. 15, 6 p.m., Region 2 Headquarters in Missoula, 3201 Spurgin Road; Region 3: Sept. 8, 7 p.m., DNRC Building in Dillon,

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