Nonresident hunting licenses are above the average in cost for black bear, deer, elk, mountain lion and upland game bird, but below average for moose, mountain goat, antelope, bighorn sheep, turkey, wolf and most fishing licenses.
HELENA — Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks will hold a public meeting in Helena on Tuesday evening to discuss advisory council recommendations to raise or restructure several hunting and fishing license fees.
Montanans from all over the state will gather in the small town of Elliston tonight for what can only be described as a classic small-town tradition.
No one likes to pay more and get less, except maybe dieters looking for fewer calories in a meal. But that’s the scenario hunters in Montana may be facing in the future.
Montana's new 2014 hunting and fishing year begins March 1. Licenses are now on sale along with applications for resident and nonresident buck deer and either-sex elk hunting permits.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department said that the deadline for hunters to apply for limited-quota big-game licenses on paper applications will be May 15 this year. The deadline to apply for licenses online is May 31.
GLASGOW — Final drawings for antlerless deer B, antlerless elk B and pronghorn antelope licenses are taking place, and hunters in Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 are reminded that there will again be reduced numbers of licenses being sold as surplus this year.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission is seeking public comment on a proposed change in the application deadline for special either-sex and bull elk permits and special buck deer permits.
Hunter opportunities to take deer and pronghorns in northeastern Montana have been sharply cut in several hunting districts as wildlife populations have plummeted after a harsh winter and spring and now a possible disease outbreak.
The archery antelope season for those with a 900 series license opens Monday for the hunting of antelope of either sex in any hunting district starting with a 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
HELENA - Wolf hunting licenses went on sale Monday in Montana as environmentalists appealed a federal judge's decision to uphold the removal of the Northern Rockies gray wolf from the endangered species list.
KALISPELL - Wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday in Montana.
GREAT FALLS - Officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks say all the surplus nonresident big game and elk combination hunting licenses have been sold.
A Florida man pleaded guilty in March to illegally purchasing resident hunting licenses in Montana and has been fined more than $14,000.
A voter-approved price increase for some Montana nonresident hunting licenses is being blamed for about 1,200 big game combination licenses remaining for sale after the March 15 application deadline.
Montana's 2011 hunting and fishing licenses — including conservation, fishing, spring black bear and turkey, upland game bird, deer and elk — are available now at all FWP regional offices and license providers.
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding hunters and anglers that 2010 licenses expire on Dec. 31.
HELENA — State wildlife officials are proposing changes to nonresident hunting license rules to comply with a ballot initiative passed earlier this month.
A week after Montanans approved a constitutional initiative to get rid of outfitter-sponsored hunting licenses, newly elected Rep. Bill Harris, R-Mosby, has requested the drafting of a bill to rescind the measure.
A District Court judge has ruled that an initiative to abolish outfitter-sponsored big game hunting licenses qualifies for the November ballot.