Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en 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 SPRING BLACK BEAR SEASON TO CLOSE IN BMU 700 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2423.html The hunting of all black bears in Bear Management Unit 700, which includes portions of Big Horn, Carter, Custer, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Musselshell, Prairie, Powder River, Richland, Rosebud, Treasure, Yellowstone and Wibaux counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Mon, 09 May 2016 14:50:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2423.html 2016-05-09T14:50:00Z Take another shot at the dream - 2016 SuperTag chances on sale http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2422.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Wed, 04 May 2016 14:32:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2422.html 2016-05-04T14:32:00Z Surplus nonresident elk and deer hunting licenses available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2421.html Nonresident hunters can now choose among Montana deer, elk and big game combination hunting licenses to purchase online or over-the-counter at any Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office. Wed, 04 May 2016 14:29:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2421.html 2016-05-04T14:29:00Z June 1 is the final deer, elk and antelope drawing deadline http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2420.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' deadlines to apply for special license drawings is June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Wed, 04 May 2016 14:28:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2420.html 2016-05-04T14:28:00Z New Bow And Arrow License Requirements For 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2419.html Starting in 2017 the purchase of a Montana bow and arrow license will be required prior to applying for any archery only permit. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:06:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2419.html 2016-04-18T21:06:00Z Montana's Special Drawing Deadlines http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2418.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' deadlines to apply for special license drawings is May 2 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:03:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2418.html 2016-04-18T21:03:00Z 2016 SuperTag Chances On Sale Now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2417.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:01:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2417.html 2016-04-18T21:01:00Z Reminders For Shed Hunters: WMAs Are Closed And Be Bear Aware http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2416.html With the arrival of spring and melting snow, shed hunters take to the hills in search of cherished shed elk and deer antlers. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:00:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2416.html 2016-04-18T21:00:00Z Spring Black Bear Hunting Opened April 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2415.html Montana's spring black bear hunting season opened Friday, April 15. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:59:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2415.html 2016-04-18T20:59:00Z Archery License Will Be Required To Apply For 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2414.html Starting in 2017 the purchase of a bow and arrow license will be required prior to applying for any Archery only permit. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:50:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2414.html 2016-04-13T21:50:00Z