Wednesday, February 01, 2023

FWP seeks proposals for 2023 hunting license auctions

by The Western News
| June 21, 2022 7:00 AM

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Licensing Bureau is soliciting proposals from conservation organizations that are interested in conducting a competitive auction or lottery for some 2023 licenses.

Licenses available for auction include bighorn sheep, Shiras moose and mountain goat. Licenses available for auction or lottery include mule deer and elk.

The Montana Administrative Rules that apply to these licenses include eligibility requirements and can be found at

All proposals must be submitted by July 15. Written proposals can be hand-delivered to the FWP Licensing Bureau at 1420 E. 6th Ave. in Helena; mailed to P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT, 59620; or emailed to

Large proposals or proposals with sensitive information can be sent via the state of Montana file transfer service found at

Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission will select the conservation organizations to conduct the auctions and lottery at its meeting on Aug. 25.

Organizations submitting proposals are encouraged to attend the meeting. Selected organizations and individuals will be required to complete a cooperative agreement with FWP prior to auctioning any licenses.