You must have a hunting license to hunt any of Montana’s game animals. To purchase a Montana hunting license, any person born after January 1, 1985 must show a certificateof completing a hunter education course issued by:
- any other state, or
- any Canadian province.
This law became effective October 1, 2003 (MCA 87-2-105). Hunter education is NOT required if you were born on or prior to January 1, 1985.