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Legislators Invited to Share Proposals at Next Region 3 CAC


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 3 Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC) will meet Wednesday, December 5, at the Best Western Gran Tree Inn in Bozeman (1325 North 7th Avenue) from 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

(Region 3 - Councils & Committees News)

Region 6 Havre Check Station Results Compiled


Final figures compiled from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 hunter game check station outside Havre show a higher number of white-tailed deer and mule deer were checked in compared to last year.

(Region 6 - Hunting)

Lost and Found Department


A couple of weeks ago, I went hunting and found a cow elk call.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Hunters Reminded Wasting Wild Game Meat Is Illegal


Hunters looking back on a successful 2012 big game hunting season need to know they are also responsible for ensuring that the wild game they harvested is properly cared for and processe

(Headquarters - Enforcement)

Big Game Seasons Won't Be Extended


Montana’s 2012 general big game hunting seasons ended as planned on Sunday, Nov. 25 and will not be extended, state wildlife officials confirmed today.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Final Weekend of Hunting Season in Region 3 Sees Slight Harvest Increase


Hunter harvest picked up the last two weekends of the general deer and elk season, but numbers were down a bit from the same weekend last year. Staff and volunteers checked 1294 hunters with 18 white-tailed deer, 48 mule deer, and 62 elk. The percentage of hunters with game jumped from just over 8% in the fifth weekend to nearly 10% in the sixth (and final) weekend.

(Region 3 - Hunting)

Deer Harvest Slightly Higher than Last Year in Northwest Montana as Season comes to an End


At the six northwest Montana check stations, whitetail deer and mule deer harvest finished slightly ahead last year’s totals as the season wrapped up on Sunday. At the six northwest Montana check stations through the end of the season on Sunday, November 25, a total of 17,635 hunters checked 941 white-tailed deer ( 830 of these were bucks), 131 mule deer, and 78 elk for a 6.5 percent rate of hunters with game. This is slightly higher than the 6.1 percent of hunters with game last year.

(Region 1 - Hunting)


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