FORT PECK TRIBES FISH & GAME DEPARTMENT

 


The Fort Peck Reservation is home to two separate Indian nations, each composed of numerous bands and divisions.

The Sioux divisions of Sisseton, Wahpetons, the Yanktonais, and the Teton Hunkpapa are all represented.

The Assiniboine bands of Canoe Paddler and Red Bottom are represented.

The Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Montana, on the north side of the Missouri River.


Fort Peck Tribes
Fish & Game Department
P.O. Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255
P:406.768.5305
F:406.768.5606
C:406.768.7270

 

 

General Rules & Hunting Regulations…

1. All Non-Fort Peck Tribal members hunting within the boundaries of the reservation must possess a valid Conservation License and appropriate stamp.

2. No person shall pursue, shoot, kill, take, or attempt take any wildlife between one-half (1/2) hour after sunset of one (1) day and one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise of the next day.

3. Trespass - You may not hunt or fish on private, fee, deeded, or allotted land within the boundaries of the reservation without permission from the land owner.

4. No shooting within 500 yards of any occupied building without the consent of the person occupying such building.

5. Leave gates closed for livestock purposes.

6. Littering - Pack in, pack out, don't litter the area you are hunting or fishing.

7. Every person while hunting or accompanying someone hunting shall wear an outer garment containing a quantity of daylight flourescent orabge sufficient to be easily detectable by other hunters.

8. No hunting of varmints or fur bearing animals.

Checkpoints

All sportsment are required to stop as directed by the Tribal Conservation Officer of the Fort Peck Tribes on their way back from hunting areas, even if they possess no birds when checked.

Upland Game Birds

1. Game birds being transported must have one leg or head, or sufficient plumage attached to allow identification of the species.

2. Road hunting prohibited - Small game, pheasants, and waterfowl cannot be taken on or from a road or right-of-way of an improved road or highway within the boundaries of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

3. No person may refuse inspection and counts of wildlife. Any motor vehicle, camper, and trailer may be stopped for such inspection and count.

4. No shooting of hawks, owls, or eagles.

 

2016 HUNTING SEASONS

Sharp-Tail Grouse

September 01,2016 - November 27, 2016

Sage Grouse

SEASON CLOSED

Hungarian Patridge

Septmeber 01, 2016 - November 27, 2016

Pheasant

October 08, 2016 - November 27, 2016

Water fowl

SAME AS THE STATE OF MONTANA

Coyote

November 15, 2016 - April 15, 2016

Antelope

October 08, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Swift Fox

SEASON CLOSED

 

FEES


CONSERVATION LICENSE: $5.00

 

Small Upland Bird Stamp
MT/Resident $90.00
Senior Citizen (65 or older) $90.00
Resident Handicapped $90.00 - $180.00
Out of State $180.00
Out of State (65 or older) $180.00
Out of State Handicapped $90.00 - $180.00

Pheasant Stamp
MT/Resident $90.00
Senior Citizen (65 or older) $90.00
Resident Handicapped $9.00 - $180.00
Out of State $190.00
Out of State (65 or older) $180.00
Out of State Handicapped $90.00 - $180.00

Waterfowl Stamp
MT/Resident $50.00
Senior Citizen (65 or older) $50.00
Resident Handicapped $50.00
Out of State $75.00
Out of State (65 or older) $75.00
Out of State Handicapped $50.00 - $75.00

Coyote Stamp
MT/Resident $25.00
Out of State $50.00
All Senior Citizens $25.00
Handicapped In State $25.00
Handicapped Out of State $25.00

Antelope
MT/Resident & Out of State $500.00
No Senior Citizen or Handicap Discount

 

Hunters are NOT required to purchase a Montana License in order to hunt on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

 

A federal waterfowl stamp must accompany all tribal waterfowl permits. If a license is lost contact the vendor you bought it from, and fill out a duplicate lost form. Conservation License ---$5.00



FEES AND SEASONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Sage Grouse season is closed due to very low population.

Sharptail Grouse bag limits will follow State of Montana.

Hungarian Partridge bag limits will follow State of Montana.

Pheasant (Cocks Only) bag limits will follow State of Montana.

Season closed November 27, 2016 for Sharptail Grouse, Hungarian Partridge and Pheasant.

Waterfowl season and bag limits will follow State of Montana.

Small Upland Game Birds may be taken with a shotgun no larger than 12 gauge. No small caliber rifles are allowed.

Pheasants (Cocks) may be taken with a shotgun no larger than 12 gauge. No small caliber rifles are allowed.

Steel shot must be used on waterfowl.


 

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