The hunting season for male mountain lions in District 270 closes a half hour after sunset today, January 8.

The Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks ordered the halt after a pre-established harvest of male mountain lions was reached recently.

If you need more information, check the FWP website, click on "Hunting" and under Hunting Guides, choose Mountain Lion. You can also call the toll-free line at 1-800-385-7826.