Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Mountain lion special license applications available now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2449.html Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2449.html 2016-07-19T15:38:00Z Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2448.html Permit applications for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys or sandhill cranes in parts of Montana this fall are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:37:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2448.html 2016-07-19T15:37:00Z Drawing dates for July and August http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2447.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks drew the deer and elk B licenses for the 2016/2017 season on July 18. Hunters can check their drawing status on MyFWP. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:35:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2447.html 2016-07-19T15:35:00Z MTSFW contribution assists elk management, hunter access http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2446.html MISSOULA – The Montana Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (MTSFW) announced a $15,000 donation last week to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) from their organization-in support of the upcoming 2016/2017 Elk Shoulder Season Program. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:34:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2446.html 2016-07-19T15:34:00Z 2016/2017 Shoulder seasons just around the corner http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2445.html It might seem like hunting season is still months away, but with shoulder seasons antlerless elk hunters will have opportunities to fill their tags beginning Aug. 15 in some hunting districts. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:33:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2445.html 2016-07-19T15:33:00Z Wolf Trapper Certification Class Spots Filling Quickly http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2444.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a wolf trapper certification class in Bozeman at its Region 3 Headquarters (1400 S. 19th Ave.) on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Students should register soon as spots are filling quickly. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 22:27:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2444.html Andrea Jones 2016-07-18T22:27:08Z Montana 2016-17 waterfowl and “webless” migratory bird regulations set early http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2443.html Waterfowl and webless migratory bird regulations are already complete for the 2016-17 hunting seasons. This is several weeks earlier than seasons have been set in the past, giving hunters more time to plan. Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:19:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2443.html 2016-07-06T16:19:00Z Mountain lion special license applications available now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2442.html Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:44:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2442.html 2016-07-01T21:44:00Z Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2441.html Permit applications for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys or sandhill cranes in parts of Montana this fall are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:42:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2441.html 2016-07-01T21:42:00Z Montana 2016-17 waterfowl and "webless" migratory bird regulations set early http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2440.html Waterfowl and webless migratory bird regulations are already complete for the 2016-17 hunting seasons. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2440.html 2016-07-01T21:38:00Z FWP Region 6 Mule Deer & Whitetail Deer Aerial Survey Findings Released http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2439.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2016 winter and spring aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana. The surveys indicate a continuing increase in numbers for mule deer, and mostly stable populations of whitetail deer across the region. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:52:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2439.html Marc Kloker 2016-06-30T03:52:45Z Register for game damage roster http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2436.html Hunters interested in participating in "game-damage" hunts on private land or possible management seasons this year have until July 15 to register online with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:27:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2436.html 2016-06-21T14:27:00Z Get your SuperTag chances by June 30 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2437.html Eight SuperTag hunters will win the opportunity of a lifetime to hunt a moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, elk, deer, antelope, mountain lion and bison in any legal district open for that species next fall. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:27:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2437.html 2016-06-21T14:27:00Z Donate a hunting license to disabled veterans & armed forces members http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2435.html Montana residents and nonresidents can show support for members of the military who have given the ultimate sacrifice by donating their hunting license to a disabled military veteran or disabled active duty service member. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:22:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2435.html 2016-06-21T14:22:00Z Grazing agreement to benefit upland game birds and hunters http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2434.html A proposed Upland Game Bird Habitat Enhancement Program project between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and a family ranch near Sidney could benefit game birds and range health, plus create new hunting opportunities. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:22:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2434.html Marla Prell 2016-06-14T16:22:00Z Public comment sought on increase in mule deer B license quota, range http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2433.html After weathering a significant decline in recent years, the mule deer population in southeastern Montana is showing signs of a robust recovery. With populations well above long-term averages, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks proposes increasing the 2016 antlerless mule deer “B” license quota from 4,500 to 7,500 throughout Region 7. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:27:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2433.html Marla Prell 2016-06-14T15:27:00Z Register for game damage roster starting June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2432.html Hunters interested in participating in "game-damage" hunts on private land or possible management seasons this year have until July 15 to register online with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:10:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2432.html 2016-06-13T16:10:00Z Get your SuperTag chances by June 30 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2431.html Eight SuperTag hunters will win the opportunity of a lifetime to hunt a moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, elk, deer, antelope, mountain lion and bison in any legal district open for that species next fall. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:20:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2431.html 2016-06-07T16:20:00Z Register for game damage roster starting June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2429.html Hunters interested in participating in "game-damage" hunts on private land or possible management seasons this year have until July 15 to register online with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:17:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2429.html 2016-06-07T16:17:00Z Take another shot at the dream - 2016 SuperTag chances on sale until June 30 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2430.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. But hurry if you want a chance this year! Deadline to purchase those is June 30th! Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:28:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2430.html 2016-06-06T19:28:00Z Antelope, antlerless deer and elk license applications due June 1 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2428.html The deadline to apply for FWP’s special license drawings for antelope and elk and deer B licenses is Wednesday, June 1. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2428.html 2016-05-27T19:36:00Z Apply June 1-30 for Marias River WMA deer hunt http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2427.html Deer hunters, who want to hunt the Marias River Wildlife Management Area southwest of Shelby in Hunting District 406, have the month of June to submit their application. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:35:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2427.html 2016-05-27T19:35:00Z FWP solicits public comment on several proposals http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2426.html The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved several items for public comment at its May 12 meeting in Helena, including wolf hunting quotas, hunting access agreements and a grizzly bear hunt framework. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:26:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2426.html 2016-05-25T15:26:00Z Block management areas not open to shed hunting http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2424.html Recreationists are reminded that springtime searching for shed antlers, hiking, and other such activities are not allowed through the Block Management Program, but instead require permission from the private landowner. Fri, 13 May 2016 20:16:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2424.html 2016-05-13T20:16:00Z Most WMAs open Sunday noon http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2425.html For shed-antler hunters and other recreationists anxious for the opening of many of Montana’s Wildlife Management Areas, the wait is nearly over. Fri, 13 May 2016 20:14:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2425.html 2016-05-13T20:14:00Z