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Wildlife Management Area

Most Difficult AccessibilityMost Difficult Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 1964 acres
Elevation: 3950 ft
Nearest Town: Molt



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide suitable habitat for nesting and migrating waterfowl and suitable habitat for other wildlife species as long as their management does not negatively impact waterfowl production.

Contact Information
Contact Information

Justin Paugh
PO Box 642
Big Timber, MT   59011
(406) 932-5012
jpaugh@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Antelope Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Coots Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Ducks Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Geese Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Gray Partridge (Hungarian Partridge) Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Mourning Dove Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Mule Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Sharp-tailed Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Swans Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Walk-in access from designated roads or parking areas.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Activities
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
Wildlife Viewing
Wildlife Viewing

These locations represent physical occurrences (visually confirmed) within the boundaries of the site. Many more species may be present in the area which are not listed because we do not have a visually confirmed record. If you would like to report a species sighting, a form is available.

 Birds (D-L)
 Reptiles
Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance