Slow start to hunting season in western Montana
October 25, 2018
Montana's 2018 big game hunting season opened Oct. 20 with a light harvest under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures in western Montana.
Hunters are encouraged to check the Montana hunting regulations for the district they plan to hunt before hitting the field. Hunters must stop at all check stations that they pass, even if they have not harvested any animals. The general rifle season for deer and elk runs through Sunday, Nov. 25.
Hunters are reminded to "Be Bear Aware" and properly store food and manage carcasses.
More safety information is available on the Montana Fish, Wildl...