Montana Hunting News

Montana Seeking Comment on Nonresident Combo License
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on the 2009 nonresident combination hunting license tentative annual rule.
Montana FWP Asks Hunters For Help in Fighting Brucellosis
As Montana seeks to manage the risk and stop the spread of brucellosis, hunters and landowners will be working together this fall.
Big Game Season Began Aug 15th in Montana
Fall hunting officially got underway Friday with opening of archery antelope season in many Montana hunting districts.
Montana Offers Reward for Elk Poaching
On Nov. 23, 2007, someone shot a bull elk and left it to waste on the Jansen Block Management Area north of Billings. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wardens believe others witnessed the crime, so the department is offering a reward of as much as $1,000 for information.
Montana Turkey Hunters Must Apply by July 31st
Hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys in western Montana this fall must apply for a special permit by July 31.
Montana Hunters Have Until July 31 for SuperTags
Hunters have until July 31 to purchase chances for elk, deer, bison, antelope and mountain lion SuperTag hunting licenses.
Montana FWPC to Meet July 17th
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet in Kalispell July 17 to consider final upland game bird seasons and to discuss cutthroat trout conservation in the South Fork of the Flathead River drainage in northwestern Montana.
Montana Seeks Feedback on Bison Season and Wolf Quotas
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on tentative bison and furbearer seasons and quotas and the proposed wolf quotas adopted by the FWP Commission at its June 12 meeting.
Montana Special License Draw is Complete
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced that the special drawing for moose, sheep and goat licenses is completed and the results are posted.
Half of Bighorn Sheep Moved to Kootenai Survived Winter
Based on spring flights and surveys, Montana FWP Wildlife Biologist Jerry Brown estimates that about half of the 38 bighorn sheep moved to the Kootenai Falls sheep range have survived the winter.