2018 upland game bird hunting forecast
September 13, 2018
Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Upland season started Sept. 1 with mountain, sage and sharptail grouse along with partridge. Pheasant hunting starts Oct. 6. All seasons end Jan. 1, except sage grouse, which ends Sept. 30.
Gray (Hungarian) Partridge
While no formal surveys are conducted for huns in Montana, weather and habitat conditions suggest huns across the state will range from slightly above to below average this season, depending on the area of the state.
Region 4 has seen good bird numbers in many areas but due to heavy rains and flooding the region lost some production. Overall bird nu...