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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In District 540

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 MST 2008

The hunting of 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 Friday, February 1, 2008.

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 under "For Hunters" click on "Mountain Lion Hunting Guide," or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.