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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 204, 260 and 261
Wednesday, December 22, 2004
Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings
This news release was archived on Saturday, January 22, 2005

The hunting of all mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 204, 260 and 261, which includes portions of Granite, Missoula and Ravalli counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, December 23, 2004.

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

For more information, visit FWP's web site at fwp.state.mt.us, click on "Hunting" then under "Hot Topics" click on "Mountain Lion Status," or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.