Articles written by Lyndsey Medsker

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  • MOGA Applauds Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission For Strategic Hunting Season Changes

    Lyndsey Medsker|Dec 20, 2023

    Helena – The Montana Outfitters and Guides Association has recognized the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission for making important changes to the state’s hunting season rules and regulations. The Commission’s actions strike a delicate balance between wildlife management, conservation efforts, public access, and hunter opportunity. Speaking on behalf of MOGA, Mac Minard, executive director, emphasized the critical nature of these changes. “These are pivotal adjustments designed to protect mule deer populations, enhance hunting opportu...

  • FWP Survey Finds Montanans Satisfied With Elk Management In The State: Oppose Additional Regulations & Limiting Opportunities

    Lyndsey Medsker|Aug 30, 2023

    In a recently completed public opinion survey of 5,000 randomly selected resident hunters, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks found a majority of respondents (73%) were satisfied with elk management in Montana. Hunters were also satisfied with current elk hunting regulations, resisted additional regulations, and support the timing of the current general elk hunting season. Also of note: • 87% rated overall opportunities to hunt elk in Montana as being better than average • 72% rated elk hunting regulations in Montana as being satisfactory • 73% o...