The hunting of mountain lions in several Montana hunting districts in Region 3 were officially closed as of one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017:
Closed to hunting of female mountain lions:
HD’s 323, 324, 325 & 327 – which includes portions of Madison and Beaverhead counties.
Closed to hunting of all mountain lions:
HD’s 319 & 341 – which include portions of Silver Bow and Deer Lodge counties.
HD 392 – which includes portions of Broadwater and Lewis and Clark counties.
The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota or sub-quota for the districts had been met.
For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov, click on “Hunting,” then click on “Drawing & Quota Status,” or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.
(News Release MTFWP modified for tense accuracy at time of publication)