Category: Education

  • Packing Services Reference Manual

    Montana Board of Outfitters:  Packing Services Reference Manual Click Here:  Reference Manual

  • 2019 Winter Convention Wrap-Up

    2019 MOGA Convention - 23 of 33 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 36 jQuery(function($) { new NggPaginatedGallery('aedc69867ba96a358a89375f7d802d59', '.ngg-imagebrowser'); }); Dear MOGA members: Did you find something at the Winter Convention that you’d like to keep handy for future reference?  Or maybe you couldn’t make this year’s Convention in Bozeman, but you’d like to take a look at some of the presentations and workshops that were offered. We’re including links to the PowerPoints that were presented at Convention below. Maximizing Client Draw Success – Karla Smith 2019 Lion Management Input Strategy... Read full article

  • FAQs for Board of Outfitter Issues

    Pat Tabor spearheaded a project when he was on the Board to have a source of information on the MBO website for frequently asked questions. Below are some excerpts for issues pertinent to existing outfitters. PLEASE NOTE: Answers have been updated from what might appear on the Board site. View the Full Document

  • Federal Issues: Updates for MOGA Members

    Forest Service Outlines Plans for Identifying Priority Trail Maintenance Areas by May 28th  By David Brown, America Outdoors Association Below are some excerpts (in italics) from the Forest Service on selection of priority trail maintenance areas as required in the National Forest Trails Stewardship Act of 2017. It is great to see the Forest Service embracing this legislation. Excerpt for the Forest Service’s Plan for Implementation of the Priority Trail Maintenance Program:  Each region will be required to submit at least 3 to 4 proposed priority areas to the Washington Office by April 15, 2017. The format for submitting regionally ranked and prioritized areas will be forthcoming.  Make Your Views Known: The following survey is not a Forest Service (or AOA) endorsed instrument but the Forest Service is apparently planning to use the results so feel free to use it to register your opinions: According... Read full article

  • 5 Things You Should Know About Hunting at Altitude

    For many guides and outfitters throughout the Rockies, a common question from clients is about hunting at high altitude. Hunting Montana’s high country is an amazing experience. But pursuing game like elk, mule deer or sheep through steep terrain can be a challenge, even for a fit hunter. Here are five basic things you should know about hunting at altitude. 1. Prepare Physically One of the best things you can do to avoid issues on a high altitude hunt is to be in the best shape possible. Don’t cram in exercises during the last few weeks before the hunt. Instead, start early and gradually work yourself into shape over the next few months. Focus your workouts on leg strength, core strength and cardiovascular conditioning. Getting your body ready ahead of time will directly affect your enjoyment and success on the hunt.  2. Take Time to Acclimatize On the way to your hunting camp or lodge, spend a day relaxing in a nearby mountain town... Read full article

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