Hunter numbers and harvests were still down over past years during the third weekend of operation at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre.
(Region 6 - Hunting - Wed Oct 30 17:20:00 MDT 2013)
The hunting of female mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 101, which includes portions of Lincoln and Flathead counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, October 31, 2013. (Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - Wed Oct 30 11:50:00 MDT 2013)
The hunting of mountain lions in several Montana hunting districts will close at one-half hour after sunset on date specified below. The hunting districts are: (Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - Tue Oct 29 09:31:00 MDT 2013)
The opening weekend of the general big game season saw more hunters in south central Montana than the same two days last year, but a smaller percentage of them harvester animals. (Region 5 - Hunting - Mon Oct 28 16:15:00 MDT 2013)
Sunny skies and mild temperatures made for two beautiful days of hunting for the 2013 general deer and elk season opening weekend. FWP biologists, staff and volunteers manned seven check stations to account for hunter harvest rates in the south Tobacco Roots and Upper Ruby (Alder), the Madison (Cameron), Pioneers and Upper Big Hole including Fleecer and Mount Haggin (Divide and Mill Creek), the Gallatin, Park County (Livingston), and the Helena area (Silver City). (Region 3 - Hunting - Mon Oct 28 13:29:00 MDT 2013)
Hunters took to the field Saturday and Sunday across northwest Montana for the opening weekend of the general deer and elk season. At the six northwest Montana check stations, a total of 2,900 hunters checked 85 white-tailed deer (66 of these were bucks), 16 mule deer, and 17 elk for a 4.1 percent rate of hunters with game. This compares with a 5.5 percent rate of hunters with game last year at the check stations.
(Region 1 - Hunting - Mon Oct 28 13:21:00 MDT 2013)
The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 318 and 350, in portions of Jefferson and Silver Bow counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings - Mon Oct 28 12:32:00 MDT 2013)
With the general deer and elk season set to begin Saturday, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding hunters that state law requires they stop at all game check stations while traveling to and from hunting areas. This includes hunters who have not harvested an animal. Check stations will be running at various locations in Region 3 during the hunting season. (Region 3 - Hunting - Thu Oct 24 14:51:00 MDT 2013)