FWP urges hunters to check fire status, make safety a priority
August 18, 2021
With our region of northeast Montana suffering extreme or exceptional drought with the constant threat of wildfires, hunters and other recreationists taking to the field must be aware of local fire restrictions and closures and take necessary precautions.
Archery antelope hunters will be hunting with their 900-20 hunting licenses starting Aug. 15. Montana’s upland game bird season (and mourning doves) open Sept. 1, along with the archery-only hunting season for deer, elk, antelope, bighorn sheep, black bear, wolf and mountain lion on Sept. 4.
Hunters and other recreationists should: