Number of Antelope Hunters, Harvest Down from 2019
October 20, 2021
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The number of antelope hunters who stopped at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ south central Montana check stations over the weekend and the number of checked animals both were down from 2019 and well below the historic average.
FWP wildlife biologists operated check stations at Big Timber, Broadview and Billings during both Saturday and Sunday of the opening weekend of the general antelope hunting season. They did not operate in 2020 because of COVID-19.
Weather conditions this year generally were conducive to antelope hunting, with a light rain part of Saturday...