Important Dates for Hunters
By angelamontana

Posted: August 16, 2019

Fall is right around the corner and as we all gear up for hunting season we want to remind everyone of important dates coming up. Also, don’t forget to check out the Hunt Planner online. You can begin planning your hunt using either a regional map by species or go right to the hunting district information you are interested in.

  • Aug. 15- 900 archery season opens
  • Aug. 19 – Special Mountain Lion drawing
  • Sept. 1 – Turkey and Upland Game Bird (excluding Pheasants) Season Opens, Special Permit Sandhill Crane Opening
  • Sept. 7 – Archery Antelope, Archery Bighorn Sheep, Deer & Elk Archery, Mountain Lion Archery without Hounds Opening, Archery Black Bear, Wolf Archery Opening
  • Sept. 15 – Fall Black Bear, General Big Horn Sheep, Backcountry Deer & Elk (HD’S 150, 151, 280, 316), Mountain Goat, Moose Opening, General Wolf Opening
  • Sept. 18 – Falconry Central Flyaway- Zone 1& 2 Opening
  • Sept. 21 – Upland & Waterfowl Youth Weekend
  • Sept. 28 – Duck & Coot Zone 1& 2 Central Flyaway, Duck & Coot & Falconry & Scaup Pacific Flyaway, OTC Sandhill, Tundra Swan Permit, Crane Opening
  • Sept. 30 – Last day to purchase bonus point
  • Oct. 12 – Antelope General Opening, Pheasant Opening
  • Oct. 17 Two-Day Youth Deer Hunt
  • Nov. 15 – Bison Opening
  • Oct. 26 – Mountain Lion Fall without Hound Opening
(via MT FWP)