Once the season quota has been met or is predicted to be met soon the Montana FWP announces the closure of bob cat harvest for both Hunters and Trappers.
The FWP announced in a news release at fwp.mt.gov that:
By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the season for trapping and shooting of bobcats in Trapping District 2 in western Montana will close at midnight on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.
The district includes portions of Deer Lodge, Granite, Lewis and Clark, Mineral, Missoula, Silver Bow, Powell and Ravalli counties.
For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov, choose “Hunting”, then “Drawing & Quota Status”, or call the toll-free number at 1-800-711-8727.
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