Friday, March 06, 2015
March 16 is the deadline to apply for Montana’s 2015 deer and elk hunting permits. An easy-to-use 12-page application packet is available online at fwp.mt.gov. Paper applications are also available from most license providers and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offices.
All deer and elk regulations became final in February. The 2015 deer and elk regulations are online at fwp.mt.gov. Hard copies of the hunting regulations will be on the shelf at FWP offices and local license providers in April.
Nonresidents who wish to apply for big game combination, elk combination or deer combination licenses and deer and elk permits for the 2015 fall Montana hunting season can also apply online or download an application from FWP’s website.
To request an application by mail, write to: Licensing Section; Montana FWP; P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT; 59620-0701; or call: 406-444-2950. The application deadline is March 16. Successful applicants will receive their permits in mid-April.
The state’s black bear and spring turkey hunting regulations are also available online, and have been shipped to FWP offices and license providers across the state.
May 1 is the deadline to apply for moose, bighorn sheep, bison and mountain goat licenses available through a drawing. Applications must be in by June 1 for antlerless deer B, elk B, antelope and antelope B licenses.