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Hunt Species Guide: Moose

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Regulations & Maps


Regulations for upcoming seasons are posted online throughout the year. Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat regulations are typically posted late February.


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These dates are provided only as a general reference. Check current regulations or use FWP's online Hunt Planner for specific dates.



Sept. 15 - Nov. 26

*NOTE: Some districts vary, check regulations for more information.

Licenses & Fees

Moose License

Details: Prerequisite licenses are Conservation and Base Hunting in order to apply. There is an additional $10 resident or $50 nonresident nonrefundable application fee for each license or permit you apply for.

An applicant who receives a moose license is not eligible to apply for or receive another license for moose for the next succeeding 7 years.

License holders may legally take one moose subject to all specifications on the license issued.



  • Resident: $125

  • Nonresident: $1,250

Application, Drawing Deadlines & Results


This license is available via Special Limited Drawing.


Application Deadline

May 1


Drawing Results

Approximate moose, sheep, and goat drawing dates:

  • Special — Mid-May

  • SuperTag — Early July


Check Your Drawing Results

Harvest Reports

To view annual harvest reports and more information, click here.

Management & Monitoring

Moose are managed as a game species in Montana.


Solving Montana's Moose Mysteries

FWP researchers search for answers to help conserve these popular big game animals in the face of rising temperatures, shrinking habitat, and more predators.

Read the Article 
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