Lottery chances available for trophy bison hunt
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News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks
HELENA — Those interested in entering a lottery for a guided trophy bison hunt on the Blackfeet Reservation will have two opportunities to enter the drawing. The first lottery drawing will be held Jan. 17; the deadline to enter is midnight on Jan. 16. The second lottery drawing will be held Feb. 24; the deadline to enter is midnight on Feb. 23. The hunts will be held in March.
Chances are $10 each, and hunters can purchase up to 20 chances. The lottery is open to all hunters – tribal members, nonmembers, Montana residents and nonresidents. Winners must pay the Blackfeet Tribe $2,500 within one week of successful draw to secure the hunt. Successful hunters can keep the bison’s head, hide and meat.
To enter the drawing, go to: fwp.mt.gov/buyandapply.
For more information, contact the Blackfeet Fish and Game office at 406-338-7207.