This news release was archived on Sun Nov 27 13:32:00 MST 2011
An archery only management season hunt has been enacted for the area in and adjacent to the town of Glendive, Montana. The City of Glendive has requested additional antlerless mule deer licenses be made available five per hunter and valid from the start of the archery season, September 3, 2011 until the end of the big game season, November 27, 2011in an effort to reduce the number of mule deer in and immediately adjacent to town.
For this management season hunt archery hunting is the only means of take due to safety concerns imposed by the proximity to residential areas and businesses. An additional 200 mule deer doe-fawn licenses will be made available first –come first serve limited to 5 per person. These licenses will be available Thursday September 1, 2011 through the ALS system. These licenses plus currently valid resident and nonresident Region 7 deer B licenses and resident and nonresident Deer A licenses will be valid through November 27, 2011. Deer A license will be valid for either sex deer. Archers must harvest a mule deer doe before any attempt to harvest a mule deer buck with the Deer A license.
The hunt area encompasses open space areas within the City of Glendive, MT and the land is owned by the City of Glendive and by approved private property owners. The hunt area is legally defined as T15N R55E Sections 2, 3, 10, 11; T16N R55E Sections 23-26, 35, 36; T16N R56E Sections 19 and 30. Hunters must obtain permission for the City of Glendive property and approved private property from Glendive City Hall (377-3318) by signing in at Glendive City Hall Monday thru Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.
Should you have any questions please call the Miles City FWP Office at (406) 234-0900.