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Online hunter and bowhunter education available to adults

Wed Feb 22 08:18:44 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers hunter and bowhunter education on the Internet to anyone 18 years and older. Following the online coursework, students must sign up for a scheduled field day. There are field days available throughout Montana every spring and into the fall for Hunter Education and winter through summer for Bowhunter Education.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Hunters' bear ID training required

Wed Feb 22 08:17:56 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds all black bear hunters of the responsibility to avoid mistakenly shooting a grizzly bear during the state's upcoming spring black bear hunt. Montana's spring black bear hunting season begins April 15.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Some late season endings need 2016 hunting and trapping licenses

Wed Feb 22 08:16:00 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds wolf and mountain lion hunters, and some trappers, who still plan to head afield that they need a 2016 hunting or trapping license to close out the seasons that are now in progress.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Spring turkey license application deadline is March 2

Wed Feb 22 08:14:29 MST 2017

Montana's spring male turkey hunting season begins April 8 this year. The deadline to apply for a Montana spring turkey license in some Montana counties is March 2.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

FWP Updates Snow Goose Consumption Advisory

Tue Feb 21 15:43:29 MST 2017

While it would appear safe for humans to consume muscle tissue and organs of these harvested geese, under the circumstances, it is at the discretion of the hunter whether he or she chooses to eat or discard snow geese harvested after the Nov. 28 event.

(Region 3 - Hunting )

Fish & Wildlife Commission approves lighted nocks for archery-only season

Tue Feb 21 09:09:00 MST 2017

Montana archery hunters will be allowed to utilize another piece of equipment this fall in their pursuit of game. During its Feb. 10 meeting, the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission approved the use of lighted nocks on arrows during the 2017 archery-only season and in archery equipment-only areas or hunting districts.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Hunter, Bowhunter Education courses listed

Fri Jan 27 14:43:00 MST 2017

Dates are beginning to pop up for Hunter and Bowhunter Education courses to be offered across Region 7 in the coming months, and some are already accepting students.

(Region 7 - Hunting )


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