12.6.1010 TWO-WAY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION WHILE HUNTING
(1) Two-way electronic communication includes, but is not limited to, the
(a) radios (walkie-talkies/CB);
(b) cell phones;
(c) text messages; and
(d) the use of social media or other electronic platforms, applications, or programs.
(2) The use of two-way electronic communication is prohibited:
(a) while in the act of hunting game animals or wolves to aid in the taking or locating of live animals;
(b) while in the act of hunting mountain lions or bobcats with dogs, beginning when the dogs are placed or physically released on tracks or a scent trail;
(c) to avoid game check stations or FWP enforcement personnel; and
(d) to facilitate unlawful hunting activity.
(3) The use of two-way electronic communication for the use of safety or other legitimate purposes is exempt.
History: 87-1-301, MCA; IMP, 87-1-502, 87-1-506, MCA; NEW, 2019 MAR p. 2018, Eff. 11/9/19.