Region 6 Havre check station results after opening weekend of general hunting season
November 9, 2022
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Havre hunter check station was active over the weekend of general deer and elk opener (Oct. 22-23), with the number of hunters checked above the long-term average, despite the cool, wet weather. The youth deer season also coincided with the general season opener, which tends to increase hunter participation. This was the third weekend that the check station has been open, as the station began collecting data Oct. 8 and 9 for the opening weekend of pheasant and general antelope.
“Hunter access to many areas was limited by muddy roads, particularly on Sunda...