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1939-1940




STATE DOCUMENTS




STATE / MONTANA



BIENNIAL REPORT



OF THE-



FISH and GAME
COMMISSION



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1939 - 1940



PUBLISHED BY THE

MONTANA STATE FISH and GAME DEPARTMENT
CAPITOL BUILDING, HELENA, MONTANA



MONTANA STATE UlSnAfT
930 East Lyndale Av
Helena, Montana 5960 i



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BIENNIAL REPORT



OF THE



FISH and GAME
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for



1939 - 1940



PUBLISHED BY THE

MONTANA STATE FISH and G

CAPITOL BUILDING, HELE



NAEGELE PRINTING CO,



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Helena. Montana
October 21, 1940.

His Excellency,

Roy E. Ayers,

Governor of Montana,

Helena.

The State Fish and Game Commission herewith
respectfully submits the biennial report of activities
of the De])artment, setting forth achievements dur-
ing- the fiscal years 1939 and 1940.

MONTANA STATE FISH AND
GAME COMMISSION

B. L. Price, Chairman
Harry E. Lay Nick Dondelinger

P. G. Gutensohn A. C. Baumgartner

J. A. Weaver
State Fish and Game Warden
and Secretarv of Commission



MONTANA STATE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT



COMMISSIONERS
B. L. Price, Chairman, Laurel



Harry E. Lay, Lewistown
P. G. Gutensohn, Whitefish



A. C. Baumgartner, Great Falls
N. S. Dondelinger, Anaconda



J. A. Weaver, Secretary and State Fish and Game Warden



FISH AND GAME OFFICE STAFF



J. W. Carney, Chief Deputy
Iris Fear, Stenographer



Clyde Gummow, Cashier
Willa Wilcoxen, Stenographer



REGULAR DEPUTY GAME WARDENS



Barton, Lester, Butte

Benson, Carl, Red Lodge

Cook, John R., Shelby

Dorrington, Wm. J., Libby

Fallang, Kenneth O., White Sul. Spgs.

Hill, W. A., Great Falls

Holmes, Allen T., Billings

Kohls, Wm. Ray, Ennis

Krost, E. M., Missoula

Lindsay, C. N., Anaconda

Marshall, Frank, Bozeman



Miller, Louis W., Harlowton
Neal, Bruce, Augusta
O'Claire, A. A., Kalispell
Price, Charles R., Dillon
Rensch, Len J., Miles City
Roushar, A. D., Gardiner
Sailor, H. C, Absarokee
Shook, Dale T., Plains
Starina, Frank, Hardin
Vangsness, Waldo, Lewistown
Voorhies, Wm. H., Helena



SPECIAL DEPUTY GAME WARDENS



Ahlquist, E. E., Glendive
Bogut, Frank, Wolf Point
Burke, John F., Livingston
Clark, L. C, Havre
Cosner, Harry, Malta
Elliott, Lloyd, Sidney
Fender, Carl, Augusta

Lawhead, J. B.



Goyins, Percy, Stanford
Halterman, Merlin, Roundup
Lambeth, Robert, Poison
Martin, E. V., Hamilton
Morgan, Harry, Ovando
Renshaw, W. G., Browning
Thompson, Jack, At Large
Billings, Photographer



Robert Cooney, Big Game Manager, Helena

STATE GAME FARMS

J. F. Hendricks, Superintendent, State Game Farms, Warm Springs
J. R. Wells, Assistant Superintendent, State Game Farms, Billings
Earl LeBoeuf, Foreman, State Game Farm, Warm Springs
Jack Kohler, Assistant, State Game Farm, Warm Springs
Chester Wellman, Assistant, State Game Farm, Billings



MONTANA STATE FISH ANI> CAMK COMMISSION



FISH AND GAME LAW VIOLATIONS



Fishing without a license

Fishiny in closed waters

Fishinj? during: closed season

Possession of more than five fish under seven inches.

Possession of and fishing with salmon eggs

Illegal possession of seine or net

Possession of over limit of game fish

Buying Game Fish

Fishing with more than one rod and line

P'ishing with set line

Fishing before or after hours

Dynamiting fish

I'ollution of streams

Swearing to false affidavit to secure license

Refusing to show license

Killing mountain sheep

Killing game animals from a public highway

Killing big game during closed season

Illegal possession of moose meat

Illegal possession of antelope meat

Illegal possession of deer or elk meat

Failing to tag deer or elk

Destroying evidence of sex of deer

Killing bear in closed area

Possession of bear in captivity

Capturing and selling bear

Killing game before or after hours ,

Hunting game animals with a spot-light

Hunting big game without wearing red

Hunting without a license

Alien in possession of firearms

Carrying firearms on a game preserve

Transporting game out of State without a permit....

Killing game birds from a public highway

Killing game birds during closed season

Possession of over limit of game birds

Possession of Chinese Pheasant hen

Killing of ducks in closed season

Hunting ducks without a plug in gun

Shooting ducks before or after hours

Hunting ducks without a proper license

Robbing duck nests

Possession of whistler swan

Possession of furs without a license

Trapping during closed season

Trapping without a license

Illegal i)ossession of furs

Buying furs without a proper license

Failing to keep a proper record of furs

Shipping furs witliout a i)roper permit

Illegal possession of lieaver hides

Atlemjiting to sell untagged beaver

Operating fur farm without a license

Failure to make fur farm report

Opening musk rat hou.'^es

Guiding without a license

Lending license to another

Doing taxidermy work without a license

Misdemeanor (Resisting :in (Officer)



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MONTANA STATIC FISH AND GAMK COMMISSION



VIOLATIONS BY COUNTIES



Beaverhead

Big Horn

Blaine — .

Broadwater

Carbon

Carter

Cascade

Chouteau

Custer

Daniels

Dawson

Deer Lodge

Fallon

Fergus

Flathead

Gallatin ,

Garfield

Glacier ,

Golden Valley —

Granite

Hill

Jefferson _

Judith Basin

Lake

Lewis and Clark.

Liberty

Lincoln

Madison

McCone

Meagher

Mineral

Missoula

Musselshell

Park

Petroleum

Phillips

Pondera

Powder River

Powell

Prairie

Ravalli

Richland

Roosevelt

Rosebud

Sanders

Sheridan

Silver Bow

Stillwater

Sweet Grass

Teton

Toole

Treasure

Valley

Wheatland

Wibaux

Yellowstone



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June 30, 1940


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Total - 559



496



MONTANA STATE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION



LIBERATION OF PHEASANTS

GAME FARM— WARM SPRINGS

County — 1939 1940

Beaverhead 550 500

Blaine 350 400

Broadwater 300 450

Cascade 648 1.050

Chouteau 350 400

Deer Lodge 500 700

Fergus 552

Flathead 562 600

Gallatin 450 600

Glacier 253 200

Golden Valley 325

Granite 500 500

Hill 350 450

Jefferson 450 350

Judith Basin 300 450

Lake 600 500

Lewis and Clark 580 665

Liberty 200 250

Lincoln 300 200

Madison 500 550

McConc 350

Meagher 359 200

Missoula 500 600

Musselshell 400

Park 500 500

Phillips 350 400

Pondera 400 450

Powell 400 625

Ravalli 600 475

Sanders 400 500

Silver Bow 312 435

Sweet Grass 450 125

Teton 300 450

Toole 350 400

Valley 350 400

Wheatland 410 553

TOTAL 14,326 15.653



MONTANA STATIO FISH AND GAME COMMISSION



LIBERATION OF PHEASANTS

GAME FARM— BILLINGS

County— 1939 1940

Big Horn 480 450

Carbon 450 205

Carter 250 400

Custer 600 815

Daniels 300 475

Dawson : 600 606

Fallon 300 450

Fergus 100 850

Garfield 300

Glacier 81

Golden Valley 400 110

Judith Basin ^ - 50

McCone 600

Musselshell 444 469

Park 200

Petroleum 450 450

Powder River 300 300

Prairie 200 400

Richland 400 400

Roosevelt 425 650

Rosebud 500 450

Sheridan 500 700

Stillwater 512 650

Sweet Grass 50 500

Treasure ....- 450 500

Wibaux 300 400

Yellowstone 650 750

TOTAL 8.792 12,080

CHUKARS

Big Horn 8

Fergus 34 14

Yellowstone 5

TOTAL 39 22



MONTANA STATE FISH AND OAMR COM>nSSION



LICENSE SALES BY COUNTIES
July 1, 1938, to June 30. 1939



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Beaverhead 1,72S 7S0

Big Horn 703 173

Hliiine o!)3 142

Broadwater (JIO 3'J9

Carbon 2,08'J OIU

Carter 2.S 13

Cascade 7,112 2,748

Chouteau ;j.S(> Kil

Custer 093 08

Daniels 128 10

Dawson 528 7(;

Deer Lodge 2,!>(t3 9(!8

Fallon 1(10 20

Fergus 2.101 1,450

Flathead 5,.s41 3.207

Gallatin 4,720 2,124

Garfield 14 3

Glacier 1,109 254

Golden Valley 21s 103

Granite M9 414

Hill 1.4,so 170

Jefferson 800 513

Judith Basin 787 595

Lake 2,098 1,008

Lewis and Clark 4,S75 2,790

Liberty 172 17

Lincoln 1,SS0 1,.397

Madison 1,072 ,sl4

McCone 37 4

Meagher 844 486

Mineral


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