About Hunting in Montana
There are specific regulations for each species in this beautiful country, with gorgeous mountains about , there are plenty of sheep and big game to go around quite nicely, Montana has the longest hunting in the West. With 147, 164 square miles evenly into each region, numbered 1 through 7. A strong emphasis is placed on making the most of all resources that are available.
With the bi month production Montana promises sustainable use of wildlife and state parks. Although hunts can be found on private land or public as well as in the management areas. Use this guide as a starting point to know the difference.
Montana Hunting Seasons Offered
Big Game: Antelope, Sheep, Bison, Black Bear, Deer, Elk, Moose, Mountain Lion, Goat
Small Game: Furbearer, Wolf
Bird: Migratory birds, Crane, Swan, Turkey, Upland Game Bird
Montana Deer & Elk Hunting Season Dates 2021
|Archery||Sept 4- Oct 17,|
|Youth||Oct 21 – 22, 2021|
|General||Oct 23- Nov 28, 2021|
|Muzzleloader||Dec 11 – 19, 2021|
Deer / Backcountry – HD’s 150, 280, 316*
Archery: Sept. 4 – Sept. 14
General: Sept. 15 – Nov. 28
*HD 316 does not have an Archery-only Season
2021 Turkey Season Dates
Spring: April 10 – May 16, 2021
Fall: September 1 – January 1, 2022
Montana Hunting License Info
To buy a license and permit go to : https://ols.fwp.mt.gov/
You will need the below listed to hunt deer in the state of Montana:
|Deer B drawing||$15||$80|
|Deer B OTC||$10||$75|
|Deer B – Antlerless White tail,|
Come Home to Hunt – Big Game Combo April 1
Come Home to Hunt- Deer Combo April 1
Montana Hunting News
With vital plant life that is abundant , COVID 19 has overwhelmed those who are struggling with this limited economy and we need to do something about it. Each year FWP distributes nearly 30 million to Montana for payments with access for hunters to conserve wildlife and spread the knowledge amongst other community members.
Montana has a strong strategy to move wildlife movement and migration towards the right path and keep everything clean, dry and away from species that may be invasive to the land as well as in the waters.