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Several Mountain Lion Hunting Districts To Close In Regions 3, 4 & 5

Friday, February 22, 2013
Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings
This news release was archived on Sunday, March 24, 2013

The hunting of all mountain lions in several Montana hunting districts in Region's 3, 4 and 5 will close at one-half hour after sunset on February 23, 2013:

Closed to hunting of all mountain lions:

  • HD's 300, 302, 328 & 329 – which includes portions of Beaverhead county;
  • HD's 411 & 412 – which includes portions of Golden Valley, Fergus, and Judith Basin counties;
  • HD's 530 & 590 – which includes portions of Fergus, Golden Valley, Musselshell, Petroleum, Big Horn and Yellowstone counties.

The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the district(s) had been met.

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.