Hunting season numbers in
Last updated 12/2/2021 at 9:07am
Though upland game bird season for most species and some specialty seasons will continue into the coming months, the general big game hunting season ended Sunday and preliminary stats from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game-check station east of Havre show that the numbers are up in many areas.
“It was busy,” Fish, Wildlife and Parks wildlife biologist Scott Hemmer said. “Yeah, I think more hunters than I’ve seen. … I started up here in 2010, and it’s more hunters than I’ve ever seen, at our check station at least.”
Hunters traveling east or west on U.S. Highway 2 p...