Registration for Bowhunter Education Course

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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.

Registration, classes and the field course will all be held at the Billings Rod & Gun Club, 2931 Rod and Gun Club Rd. Registration on the 17 th runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The three-day class times are:

Friday, July 21, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Anyone wanting to hunt big game during an "Archery Only" season must either produce a bow and arrow license from a previous year (any previous year and any state is acceptable) or show proof of completing a Bowhunter Education course and receiving certification of the same. Additionally, all hunters 12 through 17 must complete this course prior to purchasing a bow and arrow license for the first time. "Archery Only" season is set to open September 2 statewide for all big game.

For more information, contact the Billings Fish, Wildlife & Parks office at 247-2940.