Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: December 28, 2016
The hunting of mountain lions in several Montana hunting districts will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016:

Will close to hunting of male mountain lions:

  • HD 121 – which includes portions of Sanders county,
  • HD 280, 281, 284, 293 & portion of 298 east of State Route 141 – which includes portions of Powell, Lewis and Clark counties.

Will close to hunting of female mountain lions:

  • HD 404, 421, 444, & 450 – which include portions of Teton, Pondera, Chouteau, Cascade, Lewis & Clark counties,
  • HD 413 & 432 – which includes portions of Cascade, Meagher and Judith Basin counties.

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

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