General season opener brings mild weather, plenty of hunters to southeast Montana
November 5, 2021
The general season opener brought mild weather and plenty of hunters afield. Below is a look at what Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff observed at three Sunday check stations operating in southeast Montana.
Ashland check station
"It was a pleasant weekend near Ashland, and hunters enjoyed being afield," said wildlife biologist Ryan DeVore.
The Ashland check station saw a total of 96 parties, or 197 hunters, come through. Seventy-five hunters were successful (38 percent), taking home 26 pronghorn (16 bucks, 10 does/fawns), 7 elk (4 bulls, 3 cows), 30 mule deer (23 bucks, 7 does), 15 w...