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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In District 540

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

Tue Feb 22 00:00:00 MST 2005

The hunting of all mountain lions in central Montana hunting district 540, which includes portions of Meagher and Wheatland counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, February 23, 2005.

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

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