Poll Question

Recently, states like Oklahoma and Nebraska have seen legislation that would limit their state wildlife management agencies’ ability to acquire additional lands for public access opportunities. As a hunter and/or angler, how important are public access opportunities to your enjoyment as a sportsman or woman?

  • I rely solely on public access opportunities for hunting and fishing. (46.15%)
  • I use a mixture of public and private lands for hunting and fishing. (44.44%)
  • I hunt and fish solely on private lands, but I agree that there is a need for public access opportunities for those who don’t have access to private land. (5.98%)
  • I hunt and fish solely on private lands, and I believe that other sportsmen should be responsible for finding their own access. (3.42%)

Recently, two Montana state representatives have proposed more aggressive legislation addressing the state's gray wolf population. These bills range from the addition of a wolf tag into big game combination tags, to year-round sanctioned harvest without a license, use of snare traps, and private reimbursement of wolf harvest. Currently, the wolf population in Montana sits at 850 wolves, which is 700 over the state’s minimum recovery goal of 150 wolves. Which of the below options for wolf management do you support? (Select all that apply)

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