Southwest Montana hunters see varied success over third weekend of general hunt
November 18, 2020
BOZEMAN – Hunter numbers and success continue to vary in southwest Montana as recent snowfall facilitated some harvest opportunity while creating challenges for travel and access.
Wildlife biologists with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks operated several check stations during all or part of the third weekend of the season — Nov. 7 and 8. In total, biologists met with close to 600 hunters at check stations in Alder, Cameron, Gallatin and Divide.
Biologists use check stations to collect data on hunter participation and success, as well as the species, sex and age class of the animals ha...