Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Hunting News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/hunting/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Tendoy Bighorn Sheep Hunting Licenses Available Aug. 3-16 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2264.html Sale of over-the-counter bighorn sheep hunting licenses to depopulate a troubled herd in the Tendoy Mountains north of Lima will begin Monday, Aug. 3. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:30:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2264.html 2015-07-28T22:30:00Z Few Over-The-Counter And Surplus Hunting Licenses Available August 3 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2263.html Hunters can buy over-the-counter and surplus licenses for deer B, elk B and antelope beginning Monday, Aug. 3, but few licenses are available and they're expected to go fast. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2263.html 2015-07-28T18:05:00Z FWP Seeks Comment On Early Season Migratory Bird Regs http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2262.html The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on early season migratory bird regulations for the upcoming season. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:37:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2262.html 2015-07-17T17:37:00Z FWP Decides Not to Build Trail on Blackleaf WMA http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2261.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks has decided not to build a non-motorized access trail on the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area west of Bynum on the Rocky Mountain Front. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:53:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2261.html Bruce Auchly 2015-07-16T17:53:46Z Comment Sought on Proposed Radio Tower Near Shooting Range http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2260.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks public comment on a draft environmental assessment proposing radio tower construction and placement on FWP land on the butte above the Great Falls Sports Shooting Complex about three miles north of Great Falls Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:50:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2260.html Bruce Auchly 2015-07-16T17:50:00Z FWP SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON ELK HUNTING SEASONS http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2259.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing archery and general rifle seasons. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:29:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2259.html 2015-07-13T19:29:00Z Comment Sought on Proposed Habitat Project on Sun River WMA http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2258.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks public comment on a draft environmental assessment on a proposed habitat project on the Sun River Wildlife Management Area west of Augusta on the Rocky Mountain Front. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2258.html Bruce Auchly 2015-07-10T22:00:00Z FWP Seeking Public Input On Elk Hunting Seasons http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2257.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing archery and general rifle seasons. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:08:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2257.html 2015-07-10T18:08:00Z FWP seeking public input on elk hunting seasons http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2256.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing 11 weeks of archery and general rifle seasons. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:58:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2256.html 2015-07-10T12:58:00Z Private Land/Public Wildlife Council Nominations Sought http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2255.html Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are seeking applicants for appointment to the Private Land/Public Wildlife Council. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2255.html 2015-07-07T15:05:00Z FWP Seeks Comment on Proposed Apprentice Hunter Rule http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2254.html Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on a proposed rule to implement the new "apprentice hunter" law enacted earlier this year by the state Legislature Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:47:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2254.html 2015-06-30T22:47:00Z FWP Seeks Comment On Proposed Apprentice Hunter Rule http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2253.html Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on a proposed rule to implement the new "apprentice hunter" law enacted earlier this year by the state Legislature. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:52:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2253.html 2015-06-26T14:52:00Z Mountain Lion Hunting License Applications Available June 29 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2252.html Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing will be available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks beginning Monday, June 29. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:51:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2252.html 2015-06-26T14:51:00Z Fall Turkey And Sandhill Crane Applications Available June 29 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2251.html Permit applications for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys or sandhill cranes in parts of Montana this fall will be available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks beginning Monday, June 29. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:49:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2251.html 2015-06-26T14:49:00Z Hunt Roster Registration Begins Monday, June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2250.html Hunters interested in participating in game damage, management season, and dispersal hunts this year can register with FWP online beginning Monday, June 15. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:54:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2250.html 2015-06-15T14:54:00Z Hunt Roster Registration Begins Monday, June 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_4112.html Hunters interested in participating in game damage, management season, and dispersal hunts this year can register with FWP online beginning Monday, June 15. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:21:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_4112.html 2015-06-12T15:21:36Z Comment Sought on Proposed Trail on Blackleaf WMA http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2238.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks public comment on a draft environmental assessment on a proposed trail on the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area west of Bynum on the Rocky Mountain Front. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2238.html Bruce Auchly 2015-05-20T16:36:00Z Front Bighorn Population Drop Leads to Quota Questions http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2203.html With the Sun River bighorn sheep herd declining by more than half in five years, state wildlife biologists are trying to figure out how that will affect hunting licenses, what it means for the animals’ long-term future and what’s causing the drop. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:33:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2203.html Bruce Auchly 2015-05-20T16:33:36Z Spring Black Bear Hunters Reminded of Key Regulations http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2110.html Black Bear hunters are reminded of a number of important hunting regulations as the spring black bear season continues: Fri, 08 May 2015 21:10:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2110.html 2015-05-08T21:10:26Z Fewer Surplus Nonresident Elk And Deer Hunting Licenses Available http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2249.html Beginning Monday, May 4, nonresident hunters can choose among Montana's surplus deer, elk and big game combination hunting licenses and purchase them online or over-the-counter at any Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:11:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2249.html 2015-04-30T18:11:00Z Bighorn Sheep Die-Off Prompts Second Hunting District Closure http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2248.html Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission today closed another bighorn sheep hunting district, this one north of Plains in northwestern Montana, due to a suspected disease-related die-off. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2248.html 2015-04-20T21:36:00Z Shooting Range Development Grant Deadline Nears http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2247.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds shooting range enthusiasts that the deadline to apply for range development grants is May 1. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:35:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2247.html 2015-04-17T21:35:00Z Hunting Permit Drawing Complete http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2246.html Hunters waiting to hear if they drew a deer or elk permit can check the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website now for drawing results. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:53:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2246.html 2015-04-15T19:53:00Z FWP seeking landowners for Block Management http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2245.html BILLINGS — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is seeking landowners in Region 5 who are interested in participating in Block Management. Block Management is a cooperative effort between landowners, public land management agencies, and FWP to help manage public hunting activities and provide equitable hunting opportunities. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:34:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2245.html 2015-04-13T13:34:32Z Montana's Special Drawing Deadlines http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2244.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. A 2015 conservation license is needed in order to apply. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:54:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2244.html 2015-04-10T19:54:00Z