Access fuels hunting dollars in north-central Montana
December 23, 2019
Back in 2007, a hunting organization, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, undertook a massive effort to identify the most important regions in the state for Montana hunters. They produced a heat map based on input from over 40 sporting clubs. The more an area was identified as being important, the brighter it got.
I recently looked at this map and was struck that north-central Montana was lit up like a Christmas tree.
I suppose it’s no secret. Missouri River Country has some of the best hunting in the state. The prairies and coulees are home to robust elk herds, trophy m...