Mountain Lion Hunting to Close in District 540
The hunting of all mountain lions in central Montana hunting district 540, which includes portions of Meagher and Wheatland counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
The order halting the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the district had been met.
For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov., click on “Hunting” then under Hunting Guides choose “Mountain Lion,” or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.
(Report by Montana FWP; Cover photo: sunshineanddesign.com)