12.9.905 CONTRACTUAL PUBLIC ELK HUNTING ACCESS AGREEMENTS
(1) The department may enter into a contractual public elk hunting access agreement provided that the landowner and the department agree to terms. A contractual public hunting agreement must include but is not limited to the following terms:
(a) area open to public elk hunting, including:
(i) specific land area with identified boundaries;
(ii) times and dates area is open;
(iii) methods for obtaining landowner permission;
(iv) area use rules which address travel methods, game retrieval, etc.;
(b) number and distribution of public hunting days that will be allowed on property for the following categories:
(i) hunters with permits valid for the hunting district;
(ii) hunters with permits issued under 87-2-513 , MCA;
(iii) landowners with permits issued under 87-2-513 , MCA; and
(c) methods for collecting evaluation data, including:
(i) hunter use data;
(ii) elk harvest data; and
(iii) hunter/landowner/department satisfaction data.
History: 87-1-201, 87-1-301, 87-2-513, MCA; IMP, 87-2-513, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 1977, Eff. 7/26/02.