Change In MT. Black Bear Season License

Montana Fish Wildlife Parks - FWP

Hunters may purchase a license at all FWP offices, FWP license providers, or online here. After Aug. 31 the licenses are only available at FWP offices and there is a five-day wait on the use of bear hunting licenses.

Black bear hunters must have successfully completed the Black Bear Identification Test and must present a certificate of completion when purchasing a black bear license.  The training and test are available on FWP’s website at under Online Services.  A paper version of the test may be obtained at FWP offices or license providers.

2009 Black Bear hunting regulations are available on the FWP web site here, from FWP license providers and at FWP offices.

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