License required for training bird dogs using birds not raised in captivity
Training season with wild birds on public lands begins Aug. 1 for residents
August 3, 2023
HELENA – Anyone training bird dogs using game birds not raised in captivity needs to hold a bird dog training license, whether on private or public land. If you are training dogs with captive-reared birds, a license is not required.
These licenses can be purchased online through the FWP Online License Service, any FWP regional office or any license provider. The license is $5 for residents ages 18 and over and $10 for nonresidents 18 and over. For residents and nonresidents ages 12 to 17, the license is free.
Bird dog training season with wild birds on public lands begins Aug. 1 for resid...