Mild weather, ample opportunity for antelope closer

 

November 17, 2023

MTFWP photo

Wildlife biologist Emily Mitchell (left) measures the inside beam of an elk at the Mosby check station while Will Fowler preps a CWD sample kit.

Hunters out and about in southeast Montana during the closing weekend of antelope season found continuing mild weather, and most said they had opportunity to harvest an animal if they wanted to.

Hysham

This past Sunday at the Hysham rest area, 73 hunting parties and 149 hunters passed through the biological check station. Harvest rates were average with 63 percent of hunters bringing home game. In general, most hunters had a chance to harvest a deer and were satisfied with their hunting opportunity.

Ten antelope (six bucks, four does) and 41 mule deer (38 bucks, three does) were checked at...



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