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Deadline To Purchase Black Bear Hunting Licenses Is Aug. 31
Friday, July 30, 2010
Hunting
This news release was archived on Monday, August 30, 2010

The deadline for black bear hunters to purchase licenses for the fall season is Aug. 31.

A black bear license may be purchased after Aug. 31at a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office or on the Internet licensing site at fwp.mt.govhttp://fwp.mt.gov/, under Online Services, but it may not be used until five days after the license is issued.

The black bear archery season opens Sept. 4 and the general black bear hunting season opens Sept. 15.

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 fwp.mt.gov under Education, click on Hunter Education.  A paper version of the test may be obtained at FWP offices or license providers.