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By Marc Kloker
MT FWP 

Bison Hunt to Open Nov. 15

Seasonal Dates Listed

 


Montana’s bison hunt is set to open Nov. 15 in areas in southwestern Montana near Yellowstone National Park.

The annual hunt attracted more than 10,420 individual applicants for a limited number of either-sex bison licenses. Sixty-nine residents and three nonresidents were successful in the drawing.

Up to 200 second-choice applicants could be called to participate but only if enough bison migrate into the state from YNP. The bison season will close Feb. 15, 2016.

BIG GAME SEASONS

UNDERWAY

Antelope

Open through Nov. 8

Bighorn Sheep

Open through Nov. 29

Black Bear

Open through Nov. 29

Deer & Elk

Open through Nov. 29

Moose Open through Nov. 29

Mountain Goat

Open through Nov. 29

Mountain Lion—Fall

Open through Nov. 29

Wolf

Open through March 15, 2016

UPLAND GAME BIRD

SEASONS UNDERWAY

Mountain Grouse

Open through Jan. 1, 2016

Partridge

Open through Jan. 1, 2016

Sharp-tailed grouse

Open through Jan. 1, 2016

Turkey (fall season)

Open through Jan. 1, 2016

Pheasant

Open through Jan. 1, 2016

WATERFOWL SEASONS UNDERWAY

Pacific Flyway

Duck, Coot & Goose Closes Jan. 10, 2016; Reopens Jan. 16-20

Swan (permit only) Open through Dec. 1

Falconry-Duck, Coot &Goose Closes Jan. 10, 2016

Reopens Jan. 16-20

Central Flyway

Duck & Coot – Zone 1 Open through Jan. 7, 2016

Duck & Coot – Zone 2 Open through Jan. 19, 2016

Goose – Zone N Closes Jan. 10, 2016;

Reopens Jan. 16-20

Goose – Zone S Open through Jan. 27, 2016

Tundra Swan (permits only) Open through Jan. 7, 2016

Falconry-Duck & Coot–

Zone 1

Open through Jan. 7, 2016

Falconry-Duck & Coot–

Zone 2

Open through Jan. 19, 2016

Falconry-Goose – Zone N Closes Jan. 10, 2016;

Reopens Jan. 16-20, 2016

Falconry-Goose – Zone S Open through Jan. 27, 2016.

 

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