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Application deadline for deer and elk permits is April 1

Some changes to regulations in effect; new license year began March 1

Hunters have until April 1 to apply for deer and elk permits and nonresident combination licenses. Hunters can buy licenses and apply for permits on the FWP website; click on “Buy and Apply.”

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers several tools to help hunters navigate the application process. To see a playlist of all FWP’s hunting license video tutorials, click here.

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