Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Drawing dates for July and August http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2608.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks drew the deer and elk B licenses for the 2017/2018 season on July 17. Hunters can check their drawing status on MyFWP. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:21:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2608.html 2017-07-18T18:21:32Z Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2607.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, 18 Jul 2017 18:20:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2607.html 2017-07-18T18:20:48Z Mountain lion special license applications available now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2606.html Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:20:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2606.html 2017-07-18T18:20:07Z Montana 2017-18 waterfowl and 'webless' migratory bird regulations released http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2605.html Waterfowl and webless migratory bird regulations are already complete for the 2017-18 hunting seasons. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:15:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2605.html 2017-07-18T18:15:50Z Hunter Bonus Points http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2604.html Starting July 3, hunters who did not apply for bonus points during this year’s big game drawings or who are new to hunting, can now purchase a bonus point until Sept. 30 to help in next year’s drawing. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:20:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2604.html 2017-07-03T14:20:00Z Buy your chance at the Montana SuperTag by June 29 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2603.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale through June 29. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:05:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2603.html 2017-06-27T16:05:38Z Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2602.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, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:51 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2602.html 2017-06-27T16:04:51Z Mountain lion special license applications available now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2601.html Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2601.html 2017-06-27T16:04:11Z Register for game damage roster starting June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2600.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. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:15:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2600.html Marla Prell 2017-06-07T16:15:00Z Register for game damage roster starting June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2599.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. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:41:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2599.html 2017-06-07T15:41:52Z Apply June 1-30 for Marias River WMA Deer Hunt http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2598.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. Wed, 31 May 2017 19:18:42 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2598.html Bruce Auchly 2017-05-31T19:18:42Z Deadline to apply for Deer B, Elk B, Antelope and Antelope B is June 1 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2597.html Don’t forget – the deadline to apply for Resident and Nonresident Deer B, Elk B, Antelope and Antelope B licenses is Thursday, June 1. Tue, 30 May 2017 20:57:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2597.html Marla Prell 2017-05-30T20:57:00Z Spring Black Bear Season to Close in Bear Management Unit 700 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2596.html By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the hunting of all black bears in Bear Management Unit 700 will close one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Tue, 23 May 2017 19:28:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2596.html 2017-05-23T19:28:00Z Region 7 FWP enrolling landowners for Block Management http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2595.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is enrolling new landowners in Region 7 who are interested in participating in the Block Management Program. Block Management is a cooperative effort between landowners and FWP to help manage public hunting activities and provide equitable public hunting opportunities. Thu, 18 May 2017 20:40:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2595.html 2017-05-18T20:40:00Z Public comment open on next season's wolf, mountain lion quotas http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2594.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is soliciting public comment on proposals for 2017 mountain lion and wolf quotas. Mon, 08 May 2017 14:59:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2594.html 2017-05-08T14:59:52Z Mixed bag of opportunities for turkey hunters in southeastern MT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2593.html Spring turkey season is under way, and hunters in southeastern Montana have had to contend with a wet, chilly and windy spring in the first two weeks of the season. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:18:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2593.html Marla Prell 2017-04-25T14:18:00Z Montana's special drawing deadlines http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2592.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' deadlines to apply for special license drawings is May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:51:10 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2592.html 2017-04-24T21:51:10Z 2017 SuperTag chances are on sale now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2591.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:50:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2591.html 2017-04-24T21:50:15Z FWP Seeking Comments on Draft Management Plan for Fresno WMA http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2590.html Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks is seeking public comment on a draft management plan for the Fresno Reservoir Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The comment period will run from March 29, 2017 through April 27, 2017. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:30:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2590.html Marc Kloker 2017-04-03T16:30:08Z Some Region 6 Block Management Areas Open For 2017 Spring Turkey Season http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2589.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and participating land owners will open some Block Management Areas (BMAs) for spring turkey hunting along the Milk River and one area south of Zortman. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:28:43 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2589.html Marc Kloker 2017-04-03T16:28:43Z Spring black bear hunting season opens April 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2588.html Montana's spring black bear hunting season opens April 15. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:31:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2588.html 2017-03-30T19:31:00Z Spring turkey season opens April 8 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2587.html Montana's spring male turkey hunting season begins April 8 this year. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:27:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2587.html 2017-03-30T19:27:00Z 2017 SuperTag chances are on sale now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2586.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:40:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2586.html 2017-03-27T18:40:01Z Be bear aware as bears emerge from dens http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2585.html Grizzly and black bears are emerging from dens, based on radio collar locations, track reports, and observations. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:35:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2585.html 2017-03-27T18:35:36Z Spring black bear hunting season opens April 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2584.html Montana's spring black bear hunting season opens April 15. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:34:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2584.html 2017-03-27T18:34:08Z