The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana
hunting districts 320 & 333, which include portions of Madison,
Silver Bow, Gallatin and Jefferson counties, closed for the fall
season one-half hour after sunset on September 18, 2011.
These hunting district(s) will re-open for the hunting of all
mountain lion for the winter season beginning December 1,
The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish,
Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the
pre-established harvest quota for the districts combined had been
For more information, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov, click on
“Hunting,” then under “Hunting Guides ” click on “Mountain Lion,”
choose Mountain Lion Hunting Status Report by District or call the
toll-free number at 1-800-385-7826.