Hunting season in full swing as general rifle season for big game opens


October 23, 2019

Teddy Crowley was joined on an archery hunt by his sons Kruz and Jaxton on opening day (September 7) of bow season. Teddy harvested this massive Bull Elk south of Chinook in the Bear Paw Mountains. The three hunters spotted the Bull and were able to sneak within 45 yards of him. After a 30 minute wait the Bull stood up and presented a shot. Joining the trio for a picture following the hunt was Teddy's youngest son Kane, and nephew Hudson. The massive bull had a rough score of 386 gross.

Hunting and fishing are two of the most popular activities for many along the Hi-line and across Montana. The industry also provides a huge boost to our local economy, bringing in plenty of hunters from nearly every state in the union. Those hunters buy food, gas, lodging and provide a much needed economic boost.

The Archery season began on September 7 for Antelope, Elk, Deer, Big Horn Sheep, Bear, Mountain Lion and Wolf. Moose and Mountain Goat Archery season began on September 15. In Blaine County Elk, Deer and Antelope are the primary targets of hunters but many locals travel throughout...

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