Becoming a Member

There are three WMFGA membership types available:

  • Annual
  • Lifetime
  • Sportsman

Annual and Lifetime memberships include access to the DCSC. There is no day-use or one-time use option.

Safety Training & Range Rules

All members are required to watch the safety training video and take a short safety quiz. All members must also be familiar with, and to follow the DCSC rules while visiting the range. Members are responsible for ensuring that their visitors also follow the range safety rules. In order to understand and comply with the DCSC safety rules you should review the rules and take the safety orientation video training:

Applying for Membership

To become a member, applicants must be eligible to purchase a Montana hunting license and be qualified for unescorted access. There are basically two ways to apply for membership. Local sporting goods store have application forms and will receive the completed forms and fees for membership. You can also fill out an application and send the completed forms and fees to the membership chairman for access in about two weeks.


  1. Local Sporting Goods Stores (immediate access)
    The most expeditious way to join is at the gun counter of local sporting goods stores. Sportsmens Warehouse, Bob Ward & Sons, Murdochs, Cabela’s, Selway Armory, and Bass’s Gun Rack all process WMFGA/DCSC memberships. Joining at the sporting goods store gets a new member immediate access to the DCSC as follows:

    Carry your application-receipt with you until you receive your WMFGA I.D. card in the mail.                                   Complete the Orientation Program on this website using your member number or the number on your application.
    You should receive (or request) the combination for the manual locked gate from the vendor at time of purchase. The manual combination locked gate is the right hand gate located at both entrances.
  2. Mail-In Membership Application (delayed access)
    Delayed access (about two weeks) is available by printing and filling out one of the following forms:

    Download Membership Form

    Mail completed forms to:
    ATTN: Membership
    Western Montana Fish and Game Association, Inc. (WMFGA)
    P.O. Box 4294, Missoula, MT 59806

WMFGA's Mission

The WMFGA is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, located in Missoula, Montana. We are a membership-based organization that owns and operates the Deer Creek Shooting Center (DCSC).  The mission of the WMFGA is to provide safe and accessible recreational shooting to its members, foster firearm safety, encourage youth shooting opportunities, support and promote wildlife management for sportsmen, and protect Montanans' right to keep and bear arms. 

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Mailing Address

Western MT Fish & Game Association (WMFGA)
P.O. Box 4294
Missoula, MT 59806