The hunting of all mountain lions in southcentral Montana hunting district 511, which includes portions of Wheatland, Fergus and Golden Valley counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. This hunting district will re-open for the hunting of all mountain lions for the winter season beginning December 1, 2014.
The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the district had been met.
Mountain lion hunting has also closed in Districts 103, 123, 405, 447 and 471.
For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov click on For Hunters or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.
(Report by Montana FWP; Feature photo via nationalgeographic.com)