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Public lands are the common man's last refuge to hunt and fish. To keep it that way we’ve got to pay attention to the issues that matter.

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“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt

Big country full of big game may put an extra swing in your step but it scares the living hell out of some folks. These people would rather tame us down and tear it up or shut us out and charge us for our rights.

That's why hunters and anglers will always need to be on guard to defend the heritage. We will always need quality places left open for anybody to wet a line in a wild river or chase a set of antlers in the mountains. Be vigilant and learn more about the issues that matter and what you can do about them.

Issues 101

Opportunity & Habitat

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There is a reason Montana has one of the longest and most liberal big game hunting seasons in the nation. Big game needs big country. Don’t let anyone take that from you.

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Public Access

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When you want to be where the elk and cutthroat are, access matters. But some landowners and lawmakers are shutting us out. Learn which organizations are fighting to keep access open on our public lands.

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Public Ownership

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Wildlife in North America belongs to all of us, not to the rich or the politically privileged. But powerful forces are now working to bury that idea and sell wildlife to the highest-bidder.

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