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How to Use The FWP Internet Hunt Planner
Friday, August 20, 2004
Hunting
This news release was archived on Monday, September 20, 2004

Montana hunters can now save time by turning to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ web site to plan big game hunting trips.  FWP’s “Interactive Hunt Planner” allows users to select a species to hunt and then quickly provides information from Montana’s Big Game Hunting Regulations and easy-to-use databases. 

The planner displays hunting districts against Montana’s new digital highway map.  Additional options produce topographic maps and land-ownership maps that show big-game species distributions.  The hunt planner’s mapping power was developed in partnership with the Natural Resource Information System in Helena.

The planner is organized by species including: antelope, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, moose, black bear and mountain goats. Data on harvest statistics, special-drawing statistics, information on harvest quotas, and special hunting-district opening and closing dates associated with specific hunting areas are also available.         

The Interactive Hunt Planner is free and can be accessed at www.fwp.state.mt.us under Hunting, click on Planning a Hunt and then the “Interactive Hunt Planner” icon.