Mountain lion and black bear hunting licenses are available at any state license provider, or online, through Aug. 31.
After Aug. 31 there is a five-day wait for the use of a mountain lion license and a 24-hour wait on the use of black bear hunting licenses..
If purchased after Sept. 7 there is a 24-hour wait on the use of a wolf hunting license.
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 the 2013 hunting regulations, available via the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov, from FWP license providers and at FWP offices.
(Report by Montana FWP; Cover photo: northwestcollege.edu)