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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Several Hunting Districts On Dec. 24

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

Monday, December 24, 2001

The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 320 and 333, which include portions of Madison, Silverbow, Gallatin and Jefferson counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, December 24, 2001.

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 314, which includes portions of Gallatin and Park counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, December 24, 2001.

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 323, 324, 325 and 327, which include portions of Madison and Beaverhead counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, December 24, 2001.  

The order halting the hunts came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the districts combined had been met.

For more information, visit FWP's website at fwp.state.mt.us/lionmap, or call the toll free number 1-800-385-7826.