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Most Upland Game Bird Hunting Seasons To Open September 1
Friday, August 15, 2014
Hunting
This news release was archived on Sunday, September 14, 2014

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 2014 general pheasant season opens Oct. 11.

Here are the statewide hunting-season dates for upland game birds:

  • Sept. 1Jan. 1, 2015
    • Mountain grouse
    • Partridge
    • Sharp-tailed grouse
    • Turkey (fall season)
  • Sept. 1–Sept. 30
    • Sage grouse. Closed in much of the southern and northern portions of Montana.
  • Sept. 27–28
    • Youth Only Special Pheasant Weekend
  •  Oct. 11–Jan. 1, 2015
    • Pheasant