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Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« on: December 08, 2017, 07:17:07 PM »
Its here, MT FWP commission rattling around a special muley season in effected areas for January.  Thought I would put that out to yall.

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 07:28:34 PM »
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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2017, 07:45:21 PM »
Did anyone see how much the extra tag costs?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2017, 07:50:10 PM »
Or if non residents can buy the OTC?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 08:55:55 PM »
Or if non residents can buy the OTC?

Yah, I'd be surprised if non res were included in this hunt unless they can't get enough resident hunters.  I'm surprised they couldn't get enough info in the regular hunt. Looks like they will have up to 1,000 hunters taking 400 deer.
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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 09:49:02 PM »
I don’t know why non res hunters wouldn’t. As long as they had hunting license for the yr already

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2017, 10:01:58 PM »
Following some links I found info that says it will be a separate license sold over the counter only on a first come first served basis and only valid for this hunt. Doesn't say anything about residents only. 600 whitetail and 600 mule deer. There will be check stations and once they have enough deer the hunt will be over.

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 10:22:46 PM »
What I saw was that resident licenses were $10 each and non-resident licenses would be $20 each.

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 11:17:21 PM »
http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4324.html

First come first served. Resident and non resident. $10 and $20.

FWP will sell 500 licenses for each of the two season segments. Of those, 100 will be either-sex tags while 400 will be for antlerless animals only. Licenses will cost $10 for residents and $20 for non-residents.
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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 11:47:56 PM »
Why would they sell 2x as many permits? So if I buy for the second hunt and they already have filled the quota then game over?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2017, 12:30:03 PM »
Has anyone found out what time they go on sale the 11th? I imagine they will go quick, at least the any deer ones.

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2017, 02:19:56 PM »
Sounds like you can put in for several, not sure how that would work but I'll probably give it a shot.  It would be well worth the trip to put a couple does in the freezer.

Anyone see what time the sale starts, it wasn't mentioned in what I read?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2017, 02:52:37 PM »
Sounds like you can put in for several, not sure how that would work but I'll probably give it a shot.  It would be well worth the trip to put a couple does in the freezer.

Anyone see what time the sale starts, it wasn't mentioned in what I read?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2017, 03:46:58 PM »
The season is set for dec 15-feb 15 now. Not broken into 2 segments like was originally proposed. I called and they said tags go on sale at 5 am Monday


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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2017, 04:23:30 PM »
The season is set for dec 15-feb 15 now. Not broken into 2 segments like was originally proposed. I called and they said tags go on sale at 5 am Monday


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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2017, 06:58:39 PM »
5 am Mountain?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2017, 10:33:29 PM »
I called and asked a representative in the billings FWP office, I was trying to find out if they planned to expedite mailing of the tags with the short window between online purchases and season opening. She told me the tags will go online at 5 am on the 11th online and will be available at vendors as they open. I assumed mountain time since all of Montana is, and I am in mountain time as well


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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2017, 07:25:07 AM »
$20 for non residents? Any additional fees?
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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2017, 07:51:14 AM »
$20 for non residents? Any additional fees?

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2017, 04:12:37 AM »
Either sex mule deer went fast, I got one but missed one for my daughter.  Antlerless were still there at 4:10.

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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2017, 04:16:25 AM »
Either sex mule deer went fast, I got one but missed one for my daughter.  Antlerless were still there at 4:10.
  so frustrated right now!  Log in screen wouldn't /won't allow me to enter my DOB!   :bash:
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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2017, 04:19:36 AM »
I got either sex whitetail and 2 antlerless mule deer. Plan on packing the freezer full


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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2017, 04:19:58 AM »
Either sex mule deer went fast, I got one but missed one for my daughter.  Antlerless were still there at 4:10.
  so frustrated right now!  Log in screen wouldn't /won't allow me to enter my DOB!   :bash:
That sucks man


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Re: Montana Special Mule Deer Hunt due to CWD
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2017, 04:41:00 AM »
Either sex mule deer went fast, I got one but missed one for my daughter.  Antlerless were still there at 4:10.
  so frustrated right now!  Log in screen wouldn't /won't allow me to enter my DOB!   :bash:
That sucks man


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  i was johnny on the spot too :bash:  it still won't work smh
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