Upland game bird outlook
September 7, 2018
Upland season started September 1 with mountain, sage and sharptail grouse along with partridge. Pheasant hunting starts Oct. 6. All seasons end Jan. 1, except sage grouse, which ends Sept. 30.
Gray (Hungarian) Partridge
While no formal surveys are conducted for huns in Montana, weather and habitat conditions suggest huns across the state will range from slightly above to below average this season, depending on the area of the state.
Region 4 has seen good bird numbers in many areas but due to heavy rains and flooding we lost some production. Overall bird number in western parts of R4 are s...