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Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Several Region 1, 2, 3 & 4 Hunting Districts

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The hunting of all mountain lions in HD’s 422, 423, 424, 425 & 442, which include portions of Lewis & Clark and Teton counties closed at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, December 20, 2010.

The hunting of mountain lions in several Region 2 and Region 3 hunting districts will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. The hunting districts are:

Close To Female Mountain Lions:

  • HD 280, 281, 284 & 293 – which include portions of Powell and Lewis and Clark counties.

Close to All Mountain Lion:

  • HD 318 & 350 – which include portions of Jefferson and Silver Bow counties,
  • HD 331 – which include portions of Beaverhead, Silver Bow and Madison counties.

The hunting of mountain lions in several Region 1 and Region 3 hunting districts will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, December 22, 2010. The hunting districts are:

Close to Female Mountain Lions:

  • HD 370 & 380 – which include portions of Broadwater, Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties.

Close to All Mountain Lions:

  • HD 140 – which include portions of Flathead county.

The closure notice for the hunts came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quotas and sub-quotas for the districts had been met.

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