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Sunday marks close of busy general season

Wed Nov 22 15:56:00 MST 2017

This Sunday marks the close of the 2017 general big game hunting season. License sales have been brisk in Region 7 as people squeeze their final hunting outings in between Thanksgiving celebrations.

(Region 7 - Hunting )

Elk Shoulder Season Set to Start Again

Tue Nov 21 13:03:50 MST 2017

With the general big game season ending Nov. 26, many hunters are turning their focus again to the elk shoulder season.

(Region 4 - Hunting )

Harvest Picks Up Slightly Over Weekend

Tue Nov 21 09:05:26 MST 2017

(KALISPELL, Mont.) Harvest picked up slightly over the weekend, increasing the percentage of hunters with game to 7.5%, up from 6.8% last weekend. Fifty elk have come through check stations this year so far, which is similar to last year. Mule deer buck numbers are considerably lower than the previous years. Forty-three mule deer bucks have been harvested at this point in the season, compared to 123 last year.

(Region 1 - Hunting )

Hunter numbers mixed, deer harvest down in south central Montana

Mon Nov 20 15:56:04 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wildlife biologists experienced moderate to brisk traffic at their four south central Montana check stations during the fifth weekend of the 2017 season. They found that the number of deer checked region-wide continues to lag compared to the long-term average.

(Region 5 - Hunting )

Hunter Harvest Stays Steady in West-Central Montana

Mon Nov 20 11:00:14 MST 2017

With one week left in big game hunting season, harvest remains steady across west-central Montana. Elk harvest reported at the area’s three hunter check stations continues to outpace last year’s, while white-tailed deer harvest fell slightly below last year over the past week.

(Region 2 - Hunting )

Antlerless Elk Season to Close in Hunting District 424

Thu Nov 16 16:34:38 MST 2017

By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, Hunting District 424, in a portion of Lewis & Clark County as described in the legal description in the 2017 Montana Deer, Elk, Antelope Hunting Regulations, shall be closed to all hunting of antlerless elk, effective one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Hunting District 424 will remain open to brow-tined bull elk through Nov. 26.

(Region 4 - Hunting )

Antlerless Elk Season to Close in Hunting District 442

Thu Nov 16 16:32:24 MST 2017

Elk Hunting District 442, on the Rocky Mountain Front northwest of Augusta, will close to all hunting of antlerless elk, effective one-half hour after sunset on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

(Region 4 - Hunting )

 

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