24.171.601 GUIDE QUALIFICATIONS
(1) An applicant for a guide license shall have:
(a) not less than one season of experience of hunting or fishing for the type of game for which the applicant will guide or have worked for the outfitter that signs the license for a period of at least six weeks and in the area to be guided in, or have successfully completed a school licensed by a state, approved by the board, and that trains persons to be a guide or professional guide;
(b) knowledge of hunting and fishing techniques to provide the particular services contracted to the client by the endorsing outfitter; and
(c) knowledge of equipment, terrain and hazards to competently provide a safe experience for those persons he or she guides.
(2) An outfitter whose license is currently suspended or revoked is not qualified for a guide license.
History: 37-1-131, 37-47-201, MCA; IMP, 37-47-101, 37-47-201, 37-47-303, 37-47-307, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 1666, Eff. 7/29/88; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 668, Eff. 3/8/96; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 2560, Eff. 9/25/98; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 324, Eff. 2/10/06; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 58, Eff. 1/30/15.