Important Upcoming Dates For Montana Hunters
Avid hunters around the state of Montana are well into their can't-wait-itchy pants-dances. And we get that.
In case you haven't already reviewed all or some very important upcoming dates that concern your hunting routines in August, September and October, here's a quick calendar to keep handy of some of the big days, compliments of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Aug. 15 - 900 archery season opened.
Aug. 19 - Special mountain lion drawing.
Sept. 1 - Turkey and upland game bird season (excluding pheasants) opens, along with special-permit sandhill crane opening.
Sept. 7 - ARCHERY antelope, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, black bear, wolf and mountain lion (without hounds).
Sept. 15 - Fall black bear, general bighorn sheep, moose, mountain goat and wolf, backcountry deer and elk (HDs 150, 151, 280, 316).
Sept. 21 - Upland and waterfowl youth weekend.
Oct. 12 - General antelope and pheasant openings.
Oct. 17 - Two-day youth deer hunt.
If you don't see what you're looking for or need more info, FWP has a much more detailed schedule here. Good luck, hunters!