In one of our more recent Land Investor Podcast episodes, Montana Hunting Tags: Resident and Non-Resident Applications, my co-host Matt Henningsen and I dive into the strategies accessible to a non-resident landowner aiming to enhance their chances of obtaining a general license or special permit for big game hunting in Montana.

Before I get into the nuances of that conversation, let me first point out that Black Bear, Wolf, and Mountain Lion permits are available over the counter for nonresident sportsmen and women, though they might be subject to quotas in specific hunting districts.

Now that the big game nonresident over-the-counter opportunities are established let's dig into the recently passed House Bill 635 and other strategies a non-resident landowner needs to understand, related explicitly to elk and deer tags, to maximize their opportunity at these pursuits on the land they own.