A number of bowhunter education classes have been scheduled for northwest Montana. All students must register online (Register online at fwp.mt.gov, click education) for the following courses. When registering, students will note specific information and guidelines for the course included in the online posting.All first-time bowhunters regardless of age must complete the Bowhunter Education Course to purchase an archery stamp in Montana. The course is free of charge.
Course list: (See online posting for details)
Libby Bowhunter Education Course: (held at the Lincoln County Shooting Complex)
March 5 (5-6 p.m.); March 10, 11, 12, 13 (6-9 p.m.).
Kalispell Bowhunter Education Courses: (held at the Flathead Valley Trap Club): evening classes held 6:30- 9 p.m.; Saturday field days held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
–Class 1: April 1, 4, and 5
–Class 2: Youth Class: April 24, 25, 26
–Class 3: May 1, 2, and 3
–Class 4: July 10, 11, 12
–Online Bowhunter Education field day (adults only): Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. held at Flathead Valley Trap Club. Must have passed online course and bring certificate.
Kalispell South Bowhunter Education course (held at Spirit Quest Archery)—May 6, 8 (6:30-9 p.m.) and May 10 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Whitefish Bowhunter Education course (also held at the Flathead Valley Trap Club)
–June 12, 13 (6-9 p.m.); June 14(8 a.m. to noon). Contact: Ron Nail: 862-4509.
Columbia Falls Bowhunter Education Class: Held at North Valley Community Center, Columbia Falls: June 12, 13 (6:30-9 p.m.); June 14 (noon-5 p.m.) Contact Dave Yeats, 892-4527.
–For more information, contact FWP at 752-5501.