Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available

Permit applications for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys or sandhill cranes in parts of Montana this fall are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

All turkey and sandhill crane permit applicants must have a 2017 Conservation License and base-hunting license and they must pay a $5 nonrefundable application fee.

Prospective fall turkey hunters and sandhill crane hunters can apply online, at FWP regional offices, or by mail using an official application.

Online applications are available at fwp.mt.gov under “Buy a License” and must be submitted by 11:30 p.m. on July 27.

Those who prefer to apply by mail can go to the FWP website on the Hunting page and click Licenses and Permits for a mail-in paper form. Mail-in applications must be received by 5 p.m. on July 27. Mail-in applications must be sent to: Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks; License Section; P.O. Box 200701; Helena MT 59620-0701.



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