Mountain Lion and Bobcat Closures Occuring this Weekend (Feb3,4) 2018 in Region 5
By Toby Trigger

Posted: February 3, 2018

Closures are coming for mountain lions (unit 560) and bobcats (Region 5) this weekend (Feb 3 & 4 2018) Here are the details:

Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings

Mountain Lion

The hunting of all mountain lions in south-central Montana hunting district 560, which includes portions of Park and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.
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.

Bobcat

By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the season for taking bobcats in Trapping District 5 in southcentral Montana will close at midnight on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
The district includes portions of Big Horn, Carbon, Fergus, Golden Valley, Meagher, Musselshell, Park, Petroleum, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Treasure, Wheatland and Yellowstone counties.

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.

(These closures originated via a news release by the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks at fwp.mt.gov)