HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has announced that the drawing results for hunter permits for deer and elk are now available.
The wait for results used to take more than two months, but now it takes less than two weeks due to a new online application process.
More than 82,384 residents and 16,650 nonresidents applied for elk and deer permits, a significant increase from the previous year.
FWP says the new ExploreMT licensing system slated to be online in 2022 will allow for the application process to be even more customer friendly, and the drawing even quicker.
There are a few ways to get your drawing results. Visit fwp.mt.gov, click on “MyFWP Login” in the upper righthand corner, then click on “Lookup Draw Results, Register for Lists” tab on the left-hand menu, or login to your MyFWP account. You may also sign up for an account at fwp.mt.gov/MyFWP. Applicants may also call any FWP regional office or the licensing office at 444-2950.
The deadline to apply for moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat and bison is Saturday, May 1st; the deadline to apply for elk B, deer B, and antelope is Tuesday, June 1st. All applications must be completed online or at an FWP office. Most FWP offices with license sales are open Monday through Friday, from 8 AM-5 PM.