Even as populations begin a slow rebound, hunters in Montana will have to work hard to bag an antelope again this season in many areas.
Montana's antelope archery season will close Oct. 11 and the general rifle season for antelope will run Oct. 12-Nov. 10.
For more information on antelope hunting in Montana, visit FWP's website at fwp.mt.gov, click "Hunting" then click Hunting Guide.
Here's a regional rundown on what antelope hunters can expect this year.
Region 2—Western Montana
Region 3—Southwestern Montana
Region 4—Central Montana
Regions 5 — South Central Montana
Region 6—Northeastern Montana
Region 7—Southeastern Montana