Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Trappers reminded of center swivel requirement http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2903.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wants to remind trappers that the requirement for all traps to have a center swivel and an additional chain swivel becomes effective this coming trapping season, Nov. 1, 2019. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:37:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2903.html 2019-06-13T19:37:00Z Trappers reminded of center swivel requirement http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2902.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wants to remind trappers that the requirement for all traps to have a center swivel and an additional chain swivel becomes effective this coming trapping season, Nov. 1, 2019. Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:13:39 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2902.html 2019-06-11T17:13:39Z Technical issues affect online license sales http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2899.html Due to a host of technical difficulties, many hunters who were trying to purchase nonresident Surplus Elk Combo licenses online were unable to complete their transactions. Tue, 07 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2899.html 2019-05-07T23:00:00Z New law allows recovery of bighorn sheep skulls, horns http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2900.html With the passage of Senate Bill 344 into law, it is now legal to pick up and possess the skulls and horns of bighorn sheep that died of natural causes. Those who recover horns and/or skulls must report the find to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks within 48 hours and present it to FWP for inspection and plugging within 10 days. The fee for inspection and plugging is $25. Tue, 07 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2900.html 2019-05-07T23:00:00Z Technical issues affect online license sales http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2901.html Due to a host of technical difficulties, many hunters who were trying to purchase nonresident Surplus Elk Combo licenses online were unable to complete their transactions. Tue, 07 May 2019 22:33:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2901.html 2019-05-07T22:33:00Z 2019 SuperTag chances are on sale now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2898.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:45:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2898.html 2019-05-01T14:45:00Z Montana's special drawing deadlines reminder http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2897.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. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:43:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2897.html 2019-05-01T14:43:00Z 2019 SuperTag chances are on sale now http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2896.html Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are on sale. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 20:32:10 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2896.html 2019-04-30T20:32:10Z Montana's special drawing deadlines reminder http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2895.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. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 20:31:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2895.html 2019-04-30T20:31:07Z 2019 mountain lion quotas up for public comment http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2894.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is requesting comment on the 2019 mountain lion quotas. The following lion management units, which are often made up of more than one hunting district, have proposed changes from the 2018 mountain lion quotas in Region 5. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 21:29:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2894.html 2019-04-26T21:29:41Z Hunting Permit Drawing Results Now Available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2893.html The wait is over. Hunters can now check the results of the 2019 nonresident combination and elk and deer permit drawing to see if they were successful. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:29:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2893.html 2019-04-25T19:29:00Z Hunting Permit Drawing Results Now Available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2892.html The wait is over. Hunters can now check the results of the 2019 nonresident combination and elk and deer permit drawing to see if they were successful. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:12:17 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2892.html 2019-04-22T20:12:17Z Montana's special drawing deadlines http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2891.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. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:06:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2891.html 2019-04-19T21:06:11Z FWP Looking for Review of Proposed Hunting Access Easements Near Garrison http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2890.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking public input on its proposal to accept the public hunting access component of 8,277 acres of conservation easements in the Upper Clark Fork, northwest of Garrison. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:39:40 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2890.html 2019-04-15T16:39:40Z Spring bear hunting season open April 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2889.html Montana's spring black bear hunting season opens April 15 and it’s important for hunters to refresh themselves on tips for identifying the difference between black bears and grizzly bears. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:44:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2889.html 2019-04-12T19:44:31Z FWP enrolling new landowners for Block Management http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2888.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is enrolling new landowners in Region 7 who are interested in participating in the Block Management Program. Mon, 01 Apr 2019 22:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2888.html Marla Prell 2019-04-01T22:36:00Z Roundup urban deer hunt considered a success http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2887.html The special Roundup urban deer hunt that ended Feb. 15 has succeeded in reducing vehicle collisions and complaints about aggressive animals in and around town. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:12:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2887.html 2019-03-05T00:12:24Z Another successful year for Region 7 Block Management Program http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2886.html The Block Management Program, which provides public hunting access to more than two million acres of land throughout Region 7, is still going strong. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 23:11:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2886.html 2019-03-01T23:11:00Z 2019 Black Bear Hunting Regulations available on FWP website http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2885.html The 2019 Black Bear Hunting Regulations are available on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/regulations/. Hard copies of the hunting regulations will be on the shelf at FWP offices and local license providers in March. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 18:56:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2885.html 2019-03-01T18:56:06Z 2019 Turkey and Fishing Regulations available on FWP website http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2884.html The 2019 Spring and Fall Turkey Regulations are available on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/regulations/. Hard copies of the hunting regulations will be on the shelf at FWP offices and local license providers in March. Mon, 25 Feb 2019 20:57:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2884.html 2019-02-25T20:57:46Z Pryor buck permit erroneously listed in application packet http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2883.html BILLINGS – A special buck mule deer hunting permit that has been in place for many years for the Pryor Mountains in eastern Carbon County has been dropped for the 2019 season. The application packet for buck deer and bull elk permits, which arrived at license dealers this week, erroneously lists the permit as available for the coming year. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:39:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2883.html 2019-02-22T22:39:33Z 2019 Deer/Elk/Antelope Regulations available on FWP website http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2882.html The 2019 Deer/Elk/Antelope Regulations are available on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/regulations/. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:02:17 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2882.html 2019-02-20T22:02:17Z Elk and deer permit applications due March 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2881.html For those hunters interested in applying for elk or deer permits for the 2019 season a critical deadline is approaching, March 15. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:06:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2881.html 2019-02-19T23:06:00Z Elk and deer permit applications due March 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2880.html For those hunters interested in applying for elk or deer permits for the 2019 season a critical deadline is approaching, March 15. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:42:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2880.html 2019-02-19T20:42:55Z Elk shoulder seasons to end Feb. 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2879.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds hunters that elk shoulder seasons end Feb. 15. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:23:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2879.html 2019-02-11T23:23:22Z