Hunting Totals Just Ahead of Last Year with Two Weeks Left
November 20, 2019
Deer and elk harvest and hunter participation started off slightly ahead of last season in west-central Montana and have stayed that way through the first three weeks of hunting season, according to data from
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) hunter check stations. Two weeks remain in the general hunting season, which closes on Sunday, Dec. 1.
The region’s three FWP wildlife check stations saw 194 elk, 68 mule deer, and 309 white-tailed deer compared to 184 elk, 54 mule deer and 232 whitetails at this point in the 2018 season.
Although the region-wide totals are up slightly from last...