Montana’s new 2015 hunting and fishing year begins March 1. Licenses will go on sale—and applications for resident and nonresident deer and elk hunting permits will be available—Jan. 26.
Deer and elk permit applications and information will also be available online at fwp.mt.gov; click “March 16—Deer & Elk Permits” beginning Monday, Jan. 26, at 9 a.m. The application deadline is March 16.
FWP urges hunters to apply online. “It’s fast, convenient and accurate,” said Ron Aasheim, FWP spokesman in Helena.
Nonresidents seeking to apply for big game combination, elk combination or deer combination licenses and deer and elk permits for the 2015 fall Montana hunting season can also apply online or download an application from FWP’s website. To request an application by mail, write to: Licensing Section; Montana FWP; P.O. Box 200701, Helena MT; 59620-0701; or call: 406-444-2950.
Aasheim said May 1 is the deadline to apply for moose, sheep, goat and bison licenses and June 1 for antlerless deer B and elk B licenses and antelope and antelope B licenses.
Montana’s upcoming hunting and fishing license year runs from March 1 to Feb. 29, 2016.
(Report by Montana FWP; Feature photo via montanahuntingcompany.com)