The deadline for, black bear, wolf and mountain lion hunting licenses are available through August 31st. After that date there is a five-day wait until you can use the license. The licenses can be purchased at a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office, FWP license provider or online at fwp.mt.gov.
Aug. 31 is also the deadline to apply for the special limited-entry mountain lion permit drawing.
FWP urges hunters to obtain and the 2012 hunting regulations, available via the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov, from FWP license providers and at FWP offices.