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Montana Elk and Mule Deer Hunting License Information

Sunday Creek Outfitters will help you apply for all necessary licenses required to hunt big game in Southeastern Montana. The state of Montana makes it a relatively simple and painless process to obtain your license and we are here to help!


Montana Hunting License Information

On this page you will find valuable information and links to everything you need to know about obtaining your Montana hunting license for whatever species you are hunting. Outfitter sponsored licenses are no longer available, so non-residents need to apply by March 15th for most Montana big game species we hunt. We invite you to browse the page and links below to learn more and we encourage you to contact us with any questions and let us help you obtain the proper licenses on time!

Montana Hunting License Information

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Montana Big Game Licenses and Seasons

This page is designed with the Montana non-resident hunter in mind. Below you will find the most up to date information on obtaining the proper Montana hunting license via special drawing. Over the past few years Elk and Deer licenses have been 100% draw rate for non-residents. Antelope can be hard for non-residents to draw, but is improving since antelope numbers have rebounded.  See below for current license prices and season dates!
**Montana license fees are refundable if you do not draw!**


Big Game Elk & Elk/Deer Combination General License-Past Draw results has been 100% if Applied for by March 15th

This license is required for non-resident hunters wishing to harvest an Elk. The Elk/Deer combo also includes Deer. This license includes everything you need to legally hunt in Montana as a non-resident and also includes a fishing license and upland game bird hunting (excluding turkey). Youth ages 12-17 license is 1/2 price when hunting with parent or grandparent!

  • Montana Big Game Archery Elk/Deer Season Dates: September 2nd - October 15th, 2017
  • Montana Big Game Rifle Elk/Deer Season Dates: October 21st - November 26th, 2017
  • Elk/Deer General Combination License Price (with $5 Drawing Fee): $1,010.00
  • Elk Only Combination License Price (with $5 Drawing Fee): $858.00
  • Youth Ages 12-17 Elk/Deer Combination License (must hunt with a licensed parent) : $605.00
  • Non-Resident Application Deadline: March 15th, 2017
  • Elk/Deer Special Permits Application Deadline: March 15th, 2017 

Apply Online -or- Print and Mail Application


Deer Combination General License-Past Draw results has been 100% if Applied for by March 15th

This license is required for non-resident hunters wishing to only harvest Deer. This license includes everything you need to legally hunt in Montana as a non-resident and also includes a fishing license and upland game bird hunting (excluding turkey). Youth ages 12-17 license is discounted when hunting with parent or grandparent!

  • Montana Archery Mule Deer Season Dates: September 2nd - October 15th, 2017
  • Montana Rifle Mule Deer Season Dates: October 21st - November 26th, 2017
  • Elk/Deer General Combination License Price (with $5 Drawing Fee): $1,010.00
  • Deer General Combination License Price (with $5 Drawing Fee): $605.00
  • Non-Resident Application Deadline: March 15th, 2017
  • Elk/Deer Special Permits Application Deadline: March 15th, 2017

Apply Online -or- Print and Mail Application


Montana Antelope License

This license is required for non-resident hunters who wish to hunt an antelope or add an antelope to their Mule Deer hunt or Elk/Mule Deer Combo hunt. Draw success rate for non-residents is about 30%. Montana refunds your license fee if you do not draw so we highly recommend trying to draw for this exciting Montana antelope hunt that people around the country rave as the most exciting antelope hunt they have experienced!

  • Montana Archery Antelope Season Dates: September 2nd - October 6th, 2017
  • Montana Rifle Antelope Season Dates: October 7th - November 12th, 2017
  • 900 Series Antelope License (Archery Only): August 15th - November 12th, 2017
  • Antelope License Price: $203.00
  • Non-Resident Application Deadline: June 1st, 2017

*Archery hunters must have completed an archery safety course or have previously held an archery license in another state

Apply Online -or- Print and Mail Application


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions About Your License?

If you are in doubt about what license you need or any other licensing issue, contact us anytime!

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Discounted Youth & Family Hunts!

Discount Montana Youth HuntsSunday Creek Outfitters has always seen the importance to get more youth involved in hunting, because they are the future of hunting in the USA. In order to accomplish our goal, we offer substantial discounts to youth and families. Montana feels the same way and offers half price youth licenses for most big game animals - learn more about our discounted youth/family hunt packages below!

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