Montana Hunting News

Montana Surplus Deer, Antelope Tags To Go On Sale
Surplus deer and antelope tags in north central Montana are set to go on sale Aug. 14.
Montana Bighorn Sheep Survey Indicates Record High Population
The most recent aerial survey of bighorn sheep habitat in the Missouri River Breaks indicates that the population of wild sheep in Hunting District 680 is at a record-high level.
Changes to Montana OTC Deer Licenses
At their recent meeting, the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission adjusted the quotas on resident over the counter mule deer B licenses in Region 7, and resident and non resident whitetail licenses in Region 6.
Montana Fall Turkey Applications Due August 1
Hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys in western Montana this fall must apply for a special permit by Aug. 1.
Registration for Bowhunter Education Course
July 17th is the last chance of the year to register for a Bowhunter Education Course in Yellowstone County. This final weekend course will be held July 21st through the 23rd.
SuperTag Deadline Near
Hopeful hunters, who didn't find that moose, bighorn sheep, or mountain goat hunting license in their mailboxes this week, have until July 6 to take another shot at the dream by entering Montana's new $5 SuperTag lottery.
Hunters Can Register Online for Game Damage Hunts
Hunters interested in participating in game damage hunting opportunities on private land this year need to register online beginning June 15, 2006 with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Deer, Elk And Antelope Application Deadline
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials reminds hunters that applications for special permits or licenses for deer, elk and antelope must be postmarked by June 1, or received at an FWP office by 5 p.m. Online applications must also be completed by no later than June 1.
More Hunters Use The Internet To Apply For FWP's Special Drawings
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks statistics show more hunters are using the Internet in 2006 to apply for special big game hunting permits and licenses.
Accidental Discharge in Hunter Education Class Highlights Necessity for Firearm Safety
An accidental discharge of a shotgun in a state-sponsored hunter education class on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, points to the importance of firearm safety at all times. No one was injured in the incident.