Final Lion Seasons And Quotas Set

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The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission approved the tentative lion seasons and quotas with no changes in FWP regions 2, 5, 6 and 7. The statewide fall mountain lion season without dogs will be Oct. 26-Nov. 30. The winter lion season will be Dec. 1-April 14, 2004.

The Commission approved the tentative recommendations in FWP Regions 1, 3 and 4 with some changes.

In FWP Region 1, hunting district 103, the ‘any legal lion’ harvest quota was increased from four to five lions.

In FWP Region 3, a number of changes were made to districts with reductions in both total quotas and female quotas.

In FWP Region 4 the total lion quota was reduced from 15 to 12 and the female quota from five to two in hunting districts 422, 423, 424, 425, and 442.

Details on final mountain lion quotas will be in the Mountain Lion Hunting Regulations available at all FWP offices and licenses providers in September.