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Most Upland Game Bird Hunting Season To Open September 1
Wed Aug 21 16:31:00 MDT 2013
Hunting - Region 7
This news release was archived on Fri Sep 20 16:31:00 MDT 2013

Opening day for most of Montana's upland game bird hunting seasons occur on the same day every year—Sept. 1. The exception is for pheasants. The 2013 general pheasant season opens Oct. 12.

Here are the statewide hunting-season dates for upland game birds:
• Sept. 1-Jan. 1, 2014
o Mountain grouse
o Partridge
o Sharp-tailed grouse
o Turkey (fall season)
• Sept. 1-Nov. 1
o Sage grouse
• Sept. 21-22
o Youth Only Special Pheasant Weekend
• Oct. 12-Jan. 1, 2014
o Pheasant