Deadline Near for Mountain Lion, Black Bear and Wolf Hunting Licenses
By angelamontana

Posted: August 21, 2013

Mountain lion and black bear hunting licenses are available at any state license provider, or online, through Aug. 31.

After Aug. 31 there is a five-day wait for the use of a mountain lion license and a 24-hour wait on the use of black bear hunting licenses..

If purchased after Sept. 7 there is a 24-hour wait on the use of a wolf hunting license.

Licenses can be purchased at a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office, FWP license provider or online at

Aug. 31 is also the deadline to apply for the special limited-entry mountain lion permit drawing.

FWP urges hunters to obtain the 2013 hunting regulations, available via the FWP website at, from FWP license providers and at FWP offices.

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(Report by Montana FWP; Cover photo: