Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en 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 Spring Black Bear Hunting Season Opens April 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2413.html Montana's spring black bear hunting season opens April 15. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:49:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2413.html 2016-04-04T17:49:00Z Spring Turkey Season Set To Begin http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2412.html Montana's spring male turkey hunting season begins April 9 this year. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:47:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2412.html 2016-04-04T17:47:00Z Print Copies Of Hunting Regulations Now Available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2411.html Montana's annual Deer, Elk and Antelope along with Moose, Sheep and Goat hunting regulations booklets are available at FWP offices and license providers and online. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:46:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2411.html 2016-04-04T17:46:00Z New Bow And Arrow License Requirements For 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2410.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, 04 Apr 2016 17:44:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2410.html 2016-04-04T17:44:00Z Some Region 6 Block Management Areas Open For 216 Spring Turkey Season http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2409.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and participating land owners will open some Block Management Areas (BMAs) for spring turkey hunting along the Milk River and also one area south of Zortman. Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:18:19 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2409.html Marc Kloker 2016-04-01T18:18:19Z 2016 Deer, Elk And Antelope Regulations Online Ahead Of March 15 Deadline http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2408.html March 15 is the deadline to apply for Montana's 2016 deer and elk hunting permits. An updated and easy-to-use 10-page application packet is available online at fwp.mt.gov. 2016 Deer, Elk and Antelope Regulations are also available online. Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:04:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2408.html 2016-03-10T21:04:00Z Changes to Elk Hunting Regs in Butte and Helena Areas http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2407.html For those planning to hunt elk in the districts between Butte and Helena, some important changes to the regulations for the 2016 hunting season need to be considered. These changes specifically apply to Hunt District 215 (East Deer Lodge), 318 (Butte-Basin), and 335 (Helena South). Mon, 07 Mar 2016 19:46:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2407.html Andrea Jones 2016-03-07T19:46:08Z Mountain Lion Management Meeting March 8 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2406.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a public meeting on Tuesday, March 8 to discuss mountain lion management and tentative quotas for the 2016 mountain lion hunting season in Region 3. The meeting will get underway at 7 p.m. at the Headwaters Community Center (223 N. Main St.) in Three Forks. Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:59:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2406.html Andrea Jones 2016-03-01T21:59:21Z March 15 Permit Deadline Important for Many Western Montana Hunters http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2405.html The March 15th deer and elk permit application deadline has gained more importance to hunters in west-central Montana as a result of the new regulations for the 2016 hunting season. Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19:57:40 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2405.html 2016-02-29T19:57:40Z Hunters' Bear Identification Training Required http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2404.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds all black bear hunters of the responsibility to avoid mistakenly shooting a grizzly bear during the state's upcoming spring black bear hunt. Montana's spring black bear hunting season begins April 15. Thu, 25 Feb 2016 21:24:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2404.html 2016-02-25T21:24:00Z