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Bowhunters -- Take Note Of New 1998 Regulation!
Friday, July 17, 1998
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This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

When the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission set seasons and regulations for deer hunting in Montana during 1998, it eliminated hunting for either-sex mule deer during the special archery-only season in many hunting districts throughout the state. In other words, antlerless mule deer can not be taken legally by bowhunters in most hunting districts during 1998.

Regulations for bowhunters during the special early season for most districts now state "antlered buck, either species," or "antlered buck mule deer or either-sex whitetail" as legal game during the archery-only season.

Bowhunters are urged to read 1998 regulations carefully to ensure the game pursued and the manner in which it is pursued are legal in the district they are hunting.