Montana hunting groups trying to untangle hunting license fee inconsistencies September 11, 2013

Montana Deer Population,Management News and Information Archive

... Montana has the distinction of being the most expensive state in the West for a nonresident to purchase an elk hunting license, and the second-most expensive place to hunt deer ... A nonresident hunter must pay $809 to hunt elk ... A Montana resident pays $26 for a deer tag and $30 to hunt elk. The 12-state average is $51 for deer and $90 for elk ... license sales provide more than two-thirds of the agency’s funding, with nonresidents paying two-thirds of that amount...  

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