R6 FWP urges hunters to check fire status, make safety a priority

Phillips County is in Stage 1 restrictions, several Block Management Areas currently closed


Last updated 9/8/2022 at 11:41am

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

GLASGOW — With our region of northeast Montana suffering extreme drought with the constant threat of wildfires, hunters and other recreationists taking to the field must be aware of local fire restrictions and closures and take necessary precautions.

Archery antelope started Aug. 15, upland game bird season (and mourning doves) on Sept. 1, and archery-only hunting season for deer, elk, antelope, bighorn sheep, black bear, wolf and mountain lion began on Sept. 3, so plenty of hunters are out in the field.

To help prevent fires, hunters and other recreat...

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