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Registration is now open for hunter education course in Great Falls

Posted: 4:57 PM, Jan 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-16 15:21:57-05
Registration is now open for the hunter education course in Great Falls

Registration is now open for the first hunter education course of 2020 in Great Falls.

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks requires everyone born after January 1, 1985, to complete a hunter education course before he/she is allowed to hunt.

The courses are free, and cover a variety of topics including gun safety and sportsmanship.

Registration can done at the FWP website , but anyone without access to a computer may register at the FWP Great Falls office on March 5 or 6 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Classes are 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., and will take place on the following days:

  • March 9th
  • March 11th
  • March 12th
  • March 16th
  • March 18th
  • March 19th

Students need to attend all six classes and the four-hour Saturday field day on March 21. The two sessions that Montana residents can choose for that are 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. or 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

After registering, you must pick up a course manual and read the manual and answer the questions at the end of each chapter before class. Manuals can be picked up from any of the following locations:

  • North 40 Outfitters (4800 10th Avenue South and 1000 3rd Street NW)
  • Scheel’s in Holiday Village Mall
  • Great Falls FWP Office at 4600 Giant Springs Rd