Applications from hunters hoping to obtain tundra swan permits for the 1999 season will be available August 1 and must be postmarked by Friday, September 3.
In the Pacific Flyway, which includes Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area -- 500 permits will be offered for swan hunting in Cascade, Chouteau, Toole, Liberty, Hill and portions of Teton and Pondera counties. An additional 500 permits are available for the Central Flyway portion of the state.
This year, hunters may again apply for a swan permit in both the Pacific and Central flyways. Applicants must use a separate form for each flyway application and must include the $3 drawing fee required for a permit in each flyway.
Applications will be available at all FWP offices. Completed application forms and a $3 drawing fee must be sent to: License Section, Swan Drawing, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, 1420 East Sixth Avenue, PO Box 200701, Helena MT 59620-0701.