R6 FWP urges hunters to check fire status, make safety a priority
August 22, 2018
With our region of northeast Montana beginning to dry out and with the increasing threat of wildfires, hunters and other recreationists taking to the field must be aware of local fire restrictions and take precautions.
Montana archery antelope hunters are already hunting with their 900-20 hunting licenses. 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.
Hunters and other recreationists should: Drive only on established roads; Avoid roads with tall v...