SPRING BLACK BEAR SEASON TO CLOSE IN BMU’S 520 & 700
By angelamontana

Posted: May 19, 2021

The hunting of all black bears in the Bear Management Unit 520, which include portions of Park, Sweet Grass, Stillwater and Carbon counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

The hunting of all black bears in Bear Management Unit 700, which includes portions of Big Horn, Carter, Custer, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Musselshell, Prairie, Powder River, Richland, Rosebud, Treasure, Yellowstone and Wibaux Counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established spring harvest quota for these districts has been met.

For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov, click on, https://myfwp.mt.gov/fwpPub/speciesHuntingGuide?wmrSpeciesCd=BB,  or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.

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