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ALL UNITS HAVE RETURNED TO STANDARD F4WM RATES OF:

                                        • $500 PROGRAM WIDE
              • $750 IN ALL IDAHO UNITS NOT MEETING ELK MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES
                                        • $1000 IN IDAHO UNIT 1

(Please watch for increase reimbursement zone announcements for the 2022-2023 season. We are working to establish increased reimbursement zones for both Montana and Idaho, and will announce those once finalized.)


Reimbursement Process

The Reimbursement Process

The reimbursement request process is quite simple- to request a reimbursement, follow the detailed steps below:

  1. The first step is to make certain your membership is current. You must be a member of F4WM prior to harvesting your wolf to qualify for reimbursement. (The exception to this is when IDFG Grant funding is being used for the reimbursement, which requires F4WM to reimburse both members and non-members alike). Please allow 7 days for membership processing. Membership must be approved and processed prior to being eligible for reimbursement. Once your membership is processed, you will be eligible for expense reimbursement when you harvest a wolf. 
  2. Start saving receipts prior to harvesting a wolf- receipts need to be for items purchased in relation to the scouting, hunting, or trapping of wolves. These can include items such as fuel, firearms, ammunition, traps, game cameras, outdoor clothing/gear, license & tag fees, ATV/UTV, 4-wheeler, truck purchase or payments, etc. 
  3. Upon harvesting a wolf, send us a copy of your expense receipts for the amount of the reimbursement, based on the unit of harvest (See the chart above) and a copy of your Idaho Fish & Game mortality report (pink slip) proving it was a legal harvest, and what unit the wolf was harvested in). Reimbursement documentation can be sent via email to teresa@f4wm.org or by mail to F4WM Po Box 821 Ponderay, ID 83852. You keep the wolf. 
Once we receive and verify your reimbursement requests, your check will be mailed within 5-7 business days. Please direct any questions related to harvest reimbursements to Treasurer, Teresa Stevens at teresa@f4wm.org

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With the help of your membership or donation, F4WM is able to help hunters and trappers offset high operating costs with a reimbursement for each wolf harvested.

Please help us today by joining or renewing your membership! (Auto renew is available)

The map below shows these units and is color coded to simplify reimbursement layouts for this 2021- 2022 season. Should WCB and Grant funding be depleted prior to end of June 2022, all colored units will be reduced to the previous $1000/$750/$500.

(Please note: Increased reimbursement zone additional funding has been added largely by State agencies. Montana will remain at $500 statewide until which time we are able to properly identify needed increased funding units through input from Montana FWP, Commission, and Livestock related industry leadership. We will be working to identify these areas throughout the coming year.)

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