Fall Turkey Application Deadline

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The fall turkey special permit application deadline is Aug. 1.

Printed applications are available at all FWP regional offices and on the FWP website under Hunting, Obtain A License. Applicants may mail their application and a $3 nonrefundable drawing fee to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks regional office offering the turkey hunting permits. Or hunters may apply online at any FWP regional office or the Helena headquarters, or at the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov. Click on Hunting and then click on "Obtain a License." Applicants must have a 2005 Conservation License before applying for a fall turkey permit and s uccessful applicants must purchase a fall turkey license to hunt.

Fall turkey applicants may select and apply for only one of the following special fall turkey permit areas:

Apply to the Region 1 Office, 490 North Meridian Rd., Kalispell MT, 59901, for: Lincoln County Area—150 either-sex permits

Sanders County Area—150 either-sex permits

Apply to the Region 2 Office, 3201 Spurgin Rd., Missoula, MT 59804, for: Bitterroot Valley Area—300 either-sex permits

Apply to the Region 3 Office, 1400 South 19 th , Bozeman, MT 59718-5496, for: FWP Administrative Region 3—10 either-sex permits

Youth ages 12-14—two either-sex permits

Park County—30 either-sex permits

Youth ages 12-14—two either-sex permits

The statewide fall turkey season is Sept. 1. to Jan. 1, 2006. General fall turkey hunting areas that do not require a permit are generally in eastern Montana and portions of northwestern Montana.