Important Dates

Important Dates

Youth waterfowl and pheasant weekend – Sept. 24-25 Sage grouse season closes – Sept. 30 Waterfowl season opens (see regulations for flyway specific information) – Oct. 1 Antelope season opens – Oct. 8 Deer, elk archery season closes – Oct. 16 General deer and elk season opens – Oct. 22 Fall mountain lion season opens – Oct. 22

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TIP-MONT Works 24/7 to Stop Poachers

TIP-MONT Works 24/7 to Stop Poachers

Montana’s outdoor crime-stopper help line, TIP-MONT, has a new online option to report poachers and other hunting-season violators. Now alert citizens can report poaching and violations of hunting regulations by going to the FWP website atfwp.mt.gov. Click “TIP-MONT” to use the online report form. “TIP-MONT online is best used to report observations that might help solve a violation that has already occurred,” said Brian Shinn, FWP’s TIP-MONT coordinator. “The TIP-MONT toll-free number—1-800-TIP-MONT or 1-800-847-6668—is the best way to report crimes that are in progress, or where immediate assistance is needed.” Shinn said that while the online service isn’t a real-time […]

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