2018 Southeast Region Hunting Forecast
September 13, 2018
Are you ready for hunting season?
Montana has some of the longest hunting seasons in the West, healthy herds of game and access to millions of acres of public land. However, hunters must be mindful of fire danger and of private landowners who are facing grass shortages, poor crop production and fatigue from monitoring for fire. Hunter harvest helps to reduce wildlife densities on a stressed landscape, and perhaps to help lessen winter depredation on hay stacks or winter range.
The badlands, farmland and rolling prairie of southeast Montana are home to a vast number of animal...