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MOUNTAIN LION HUNTING TO CLOSE IN SEVERAL HUNTING DISTRICTS IN REGIONS 2 AND 3
By angelamontana

Posted: February 4, 2021

FWP released the following information involving mountain lion hunting in Montana.

  • The hunting of female mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 204, 260, 261 and 262, which includes Granite, Missoula and Ravalli Counties will close one half hour after sunset on Friday, February 5, 2021.
  • The hunting of all mountain lions in HD 213 & 214 which includes portions of Granite, Powell, Deer Lodge, Missoula and Ravalli counties will close one half hour after sunset on Friday, February 5, 2021.
  • The hunting of all mountain lions in HD’s 280, 281, 284, 293 & Portion of 298 (E) East of State Route 141 – which includes portions of Powell and Lewis & Clark counties will close one half hour after sunset on Friday, February 5, 2021.
  • The hunting of all mountain lions in Montana hunting district 301, which includes portions of Gallatin and Park counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Friday, February 5, 2021.

The order halting the hunts came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established harvest quota for the districts had been met.

For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov, and login to MyFWP to see quota status”, or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.