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August 31 Is The Deadline For Black Bear And Mountain Lion Licenses

Headlines - Region 1

Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 MDT 2007

Licenses must be purchased by August 31 for the fall season for black bear.  Hunters may purchase a license at all FWP offices, FWP license provider, or on the Internet using a credit card at, under Hunting, then click on "Obtain a License."


Black bear hunters must have successfully completed the Black Bear Identification Test and must present a certificate of completion when purchasing a black bear license.  The training and test are available on FWP's website at under Education, click on Hunter Education, then click on Programs.  A paper version of the test may be obtained at FWP offices or license providers.


Hunters are urged to check the mountain lion regulations available at all FWP license providers, FWP headquarters, and online at

Hunters have until August 31 to either apply for one of the special-permit mountain lion hunting districts, or purchase and validate their license for either the fall or winter season. Hunters can apply for special permits at and click on Online Applications under Online Services. Hunters can also apply at regional FWP headquarters. For those who prefer to apply by mail, they too should visit and click Mountain Lion Applications under For Hunters, for a mail-in form.