The recent cold, snowy weather has caused many hunters who didn’t fill their tags to wonder if the elk shoulder seasons might be an option this winter. Here are answers to common questions about these extended cow elk hunting options, including a map of where they are being held and the types of licenses required to participate.
As many furbearer seasons across Montana open in December, trappers and hunters should note a few changes to regulations.
During the second year of jaw collection, pelt tags will not be issued until hunters or trappers harvesting a bobcat, otter or swift fox provide a cleaned and air dried, complete lower jaw (both sides) for aging.
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