Licenses

Montana Archery Elk Hunting Season Dates

Early September through mid October.

General Rifle Elk Hunting Season Dates

Late October to late November.

I-161 Passed – What does this mean for Non-Resident Hunters?

Non-residents must enter the lottery to draw their hunting license.

We have had 100% past success rate for every hunter that has put in for a license since this initiative passed.

Non-Resident Montana Hunting Licenses

Sage Peak Outfitters offers free services for obtaining Montana hunting licenses to booked hunters. It is easiest and most convenient to purchase your hunting license online. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks usually releases new Rules and Regulations in January of each year.

Please contact us for current Montana Hunting license info at info@sagepeakhunting.com or call 406-581-8303.

Wilderness Area Montana Elk Hunting Licenses

Wilderness Area Montana Elk Hunting Licenses are available. The following combination hunting licenses also include: conservation, deer, elk, state lands, upland bird (excluding turkey), and season fishing. In addition to applying for a general elk license in Montana Sage Peak Outfitter’s Wilderness camp is located in a special use area 310-45. It does not cost anything extra for this special use area; however, it MUST be put in for by the license deadline March 15 if you get your license you will automatically get this special use.

Choose from one of the following:

  • Outfitter Sponsored Big Game Licenses

    Bull Elk and Buck Deer Season Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us
    Notes: Although we primarily hunt elk in the wilderness, this hunting license allows hunters to continue hunting mule deer bucks after a bull elk is harvested; furthermore, it allows hunters to shoot that muley buck which happens across an elk hunt.

  • Outfitter Sponsored Elk Only Licenses

    Bull Elk Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Big Game Hunting License Draw

    Big Game Hunting
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Mountain Goat Hunting Licenses Draw Only Season

    Mountain Goat Hunting
    Deadline: May 1
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Moose Hunting Licenses Draw Only Season

    Moose Hunting
    Deadline: May 1
    Cost: Contact Us

Required Montana Licenses and Permits for Our Area

  • Special Use Permit

    Required for our Wilderness Area
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • 310-45

    Required for our Wilderness Area
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Bow and Arrow Licenses

    Required for Archery Hunters
    Deadline: None
    Cost: Contact Us

Private Land Elk Hunting Available Licenses

The following combination hunting licenses also include: conservation, deer, elk, state lands, upland bird (excluding Turkey), and season fishing. Choose from one of the following:

  • Outfitter Sponsored Big Game Licenses Animals: Bull or cow Elk, and Mule Deer buck or Whitetail buck

    Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Bow and Arrow Licenses

    Required for Archery Hunters
    Deadline: None
    Cost: Contact Us

Other Optional Available Montana Hunting Licenses

  • Big Game Hunting License Draw Animals

    Bull or cow Elk, and Mule Deer buck, Whitetail buck
    Deadline: March 15
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Antelope Hunting Montana License Draw

    Buck or Doe Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: June 1
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Antelope Hunting Montana License Draw (900-00)
    Outfitter Sponsored Big Game Licenses

    Bull Elk and Buck Deer Season Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: June 1
    Cost: Contact Us
    Notes: This is a multi-region archery license

  • Antelope B Hunting License Draw

    Doe or Fawn Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: June 1
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Deer B Hunting License Draw

    Mule Deer or Whitetail Doe Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: June 1
    Cost: Contact Us

  • Deer B Hunting License Over the Counter

    Whitetail Doe Season: Archery and Rifle
    Deadline: None; available for purchase August 9
    Cost: Contact Us

Sage Peak Outfitters is one of the most respected Elk Hunting Outfitters in Montana. Our experienced Elk Hunting Guides have the knowledge and expertise to make each of our Montana Elk Hunting Trips a success, and their passion for Big Game Hunting in Montana is undeniable. We provide our clients with Private Land Elk Hunting trips, Wilderness Hunting trips, Archery Elk Hunting Trips, Trophy Whitetail Hunts, and Mule Deer Guided Hunts. Our Montana Elk Hunting Trips also include accommodations, hearty meals, and some Elk Hunting Gear. If you’re ready to experience Hunting in Montana at its best, contact us today!