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Hunter Success Picks Up in Northwest Montana


Kalispell, MT — With two weeks left in Montana’s general hunting season, the percentage of hunters with harvested game is slightly ahead of last year in northwest Montana.

(Region 1 - Hunting )

Week 3 check stations see more hunters, game


It was a very chilly and snowy weekend Nov. 9 and 10, but many hunters still ventured out in southeastern Montana on the closing weekend for antelope season and the third week for deer and elk rifle season.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Hunting Totals Just Ahead of Last Year with Two Weeks Left


Deer and elk harvest and hunter participation started off slightly ahead of last season in west-central Montana and have stayed that way through the first three weeks of hunting season, according to data from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) hunter check stations. Two weeks remain in the general hunting season, which closes on Sunday, Dec. 1.

(Region 2 - Hunting )

Carcass dumping is illegal, unsightly


FWP received a report this week of a mule deer doe being harvested and then dumped and left to waste in a ditch in the Sidney area.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Deer and Elk Harvest Remains Steady in West-Central Montana


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) reported checking 5,588 hunters with a harvest of 171 elk, 181 white-tailed deer, 48 mule deer, three black bears, three bighorn sheep and one moose at its three permanent check stations in west-central Montana during the first three weekends of the general big game hunting season.

(Region 2 - Hunting )

Montana National Guard to Conduct Purple Heart Hunt on Fort Harrison


Helena – The Montana National Guard annually provides the opportunity for up to five Purple Heart recipients to hunt mule deer on the training area of Fort William Henry Harrison in accordance with regulations associated with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Hunting District 388. Being a Purple Heart recipient is the only requirement to be eligible for this program.

(Headquarters - Hunting )

Four trophy deer poached, left to waste north of Hardin


BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward for information about four trophy mule deer bucks that were killed illegally and left to waste north of Hardin on Oct. 24.

(Region 7 - Hunting )


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