Monday, October 31, 2011
Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings
The hunting of all mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 132, which includes portions of Flathead and Lake counties will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
The hunting of all mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 280, 281, 284 and 293, which includes portions of Powell and Lewis & Clark counties, closed at one-half hour after sunset on Sunday, October 30, 2011.
The hunting of mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 390, 391 and 392, which include portions of Broadwater, Gallatin, Meagher and Lewis and Clark counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
The order halting the hunts came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quotas for lions in the districts listed above had been met. These hunting districts will re-open for the hunting of all mountain lions for the winter season beginning December 1, 2011.
For more information, visit FWP’s website 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.