Posted February 3, 2016 5:03 am by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Pintail Flats in Montana (Picture courtesy of Scott Thomson, FWP R6 Fisheries Manager)
Pintail Flats in Montana (Picture courtesy of Scott Thomson, FWP R6 Fisheries Manager)
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Montana -(Ammoland.com)- Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Now, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks license outlets.

This year hunters must purchase a new “base hunting license” that is a prerequisite to buying any state hunting license. The $10 resident license includes the hunting access enhancement fee that was charged separately for $2 last year. The new base hunting license was created in lieu of adjusting license fees for individual species.

A season-long Montana resident fishing license will increase by $3 this year to $21. Fishing licenses will no longer be sold in combination with a conservation license – which is required for any hunting or fishing license purchase. The price of a resident conservation license will remain at $8 for all ages.

Under the new structure, most licenses that were free or discounted in 2015 will be charged at half of the standard license cost. Previously, free licenses or a variety of discounted prices were …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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