2019 Elk Hunt Drawing-Apply Now!​
Ballard WMA will reopen for waterfowl hunting on Saturday, Jan. 19. Hunters that were drawn and did not get to hunt during the closure will receive preference points back, as if they were not drawn this year. 

Meet the Commissioner


Rich Storm, Commissioner

Rich Storm 

Rich Storm is the General Manager of PICI Staffing and a farmer in Carlisle. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Science from Morehead State University. Through his work with the staffing agency, Rich has gained experience in various industries including mining, automotive, and manufacturing. 

​​ ​​Storm has been an avid sportsman for more than twenty years. He enjoys golfing, farming, running, many types of hunting, spending time in nature, and helping to educate new hunters.

​​​​​His affiliations include Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quality Deer Management Association, and Carlisle Christian Church.

Rich lives in Carlisle with his wife Heather, and their two young daughters. ​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​