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FWP Meeting In Scobey Pulls In A Big Crowd Amid Cold Weather

January 17th witnessed a large gathering of concerned folks from across our northeast corner regarding Upland Gamebird Season Setting and Non-Resident Bird Dog Training: How do we handle the dynamic and increasing pressure from non-resident training on young coveys as well as non-resident bird hunters?

Earlier legislative attempts (create a “Quiet Season” like other states to prevent all pre-season training was hijacked/transformed into a bird dog training season that was then advertised nation-wide by the American Kennel Club OR the bill that breezed through the Senate / killed in the House that would have limited non-resident hunters to four different 7 day permits to hunt) have left Daniels County state land lease holders and land owners “in the wind” with little support or recourse. But, we a...