2015 Elk Hunting Outlook

2015 Elk Hunting Outlook

These are good times for elk hunters as Montana elk populations continue to be strong across most of the state. In some areas of western Montana, where populations have declined, wildlife biologists have recently observed increased recruitment of calves. In many hunting districts, however, access to private lands can be difficult, which can affect hunting success given landownership patterns and distribution of elk. Montana’s archery season for elk will close Oct. 18. The general, five-week long, elk-hunting season runs Oct. 24 through Nov. 29. Even if you didn’t draw a special permit this year, remember Montana offers numerous opportunities to […]

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Black Bear

Black Bear

A typical black bear is not always black but they also can be of other color from brown or cinnamon to blond. Male black bears weigh 180-250 pounds and occasionally they weigh up to 400 pounds …

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Apprentice Hunter Program

Apprentice Hunter Program

The new “Apprentice Hunter” law was enacted by the 2015 state Legislature creating the opportunity for youth 10-17 years of age to hunt without completing hunter education. Download Apprentice Hunter Program Packet (PDF 957 KB) People The Process  

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We’re just getting started!

We’re just getting started!

Welcome to HuntTheWildWest.com! We are so excited to offer a safe and encouraging social media space for hunters big and small to archive their hunting photos and stories. The site is still in the final stages of production. Please as you look around the site, send your feedback to us. The more we hear from you, the better we can make the site for everyone.

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