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Several Mountain Lion Hunting Districts To Close 
Monday, December 31, 2001
Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings
This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

The hunting of all mountain lions in northwestern Montana Hunting District 122, which includes portions of Flathead, Sanders and Lincoln counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, January 1, 2002.

The hunting of female mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 335, 339 and 343, which includes portions of Lewis and Clark and Jefferson counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, January 1, 2002. 

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

For more information, visit FWP's website at fwp.state.mt.us, click on "Hunting/Trapping Status & Closures," or call the toll free number at 1-800-385-7826.