Mountain lion hunting closes in several hunting districts
By angelamontana

Posted: February 28, 2022

The hunting mountain lions will close at one-half hour after sunset today, Feb. 28, as follows:

  • male mountain lions in hunting districts 210, 204, 260, 261 and 262, excluding the Missoula Special Management Area
  • female lions in hunting districts 400, 401, 403, 406, 415 and 441
  • all mountain lions in hunting district 520

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

For more information, visit FWP’s website at, to check the current quota status, or call the toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.

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