Deer hunters who want to hunt the Marias River Wildlife Management Area, southwest of Shelby in Hunting District 406 have from June 1 to June 30 to submit their application.
A random drawing will take place for deer hunting periods during the archery season, Sept. 1 – Oct. 14, or the general rifle season, Oct. 20 – Nov. 11. Access to the WMA will be allocated as follows:
Archery Season - Deer Hunting Periods
General Season - Deer Hunting Periods
Public hunting access for all other species is open on the Marias River WMA.
Hunters can submit applications from 8 a.m., June 1, until 5 p.m., June 30. All drawing applications must be submitted electronically either on the FWP web page at fwp.mt.gov, or at any FWP regional or area office.
Points to remember
All hunting will conform to the existing FWP Commission-established season structure in HD 406.