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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Several Hunting Districts On Dec. 25

Monday, December 24, 2001

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

The hunting of female mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 202 and 203, which includes portions of Mineral and Missoula counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, December 25, 2001

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 310, 311, 360, 361 and 362, which include portions of Gallatin, Madison, Jefferson and Broadwater counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, December 25, 2001.

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 315, which includes portions of Meagher, Park and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, December 25, 2001.

The hunting of all mountain lions in southcentral Montana hunting district 520, which includes portions of Carbon, Stillwater and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, December 25, 2001.

The order halting the hunt came shortly after Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the districts 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.