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Mountain Lion Hunting Closures for HD 404, 421, 444, 450 & 132
By angelamontana


The hunting of all mountain lions in Montana hunting districts 404, 421, 444 and 450, which include portions of Teton, Pondera, Chouteau, Cascade, Lewis & Clark counties closed at one-half hour after sunset on Sun. Nov. 20, 2016.

The order halting the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest sub-quota for the districts combined had been met.

These districts will re-open for the hunting of all mountain lions for the Winter Season beginning December 1, 2016.

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The hunting of all mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 132, which includes portions of Flathead and Lake Counties closed at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.

The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the district had been met.

This district will re-open for the hunting of all mountain lions for the Winter Season beginning December 1, 2016.

For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov , click on “Hunting” then choose “Drawing & Quota Status”, or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.

(via Montana FWP; photo via National Geographic Society)