Montana Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
January 1, 2019

Montana Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$17.50 (base + upland)

Non-Resident License Fees:
$125 (base + upland)
3-Day $50

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Hungarian Partridge

Montana Hungarian Partridge Season

September 1 – January 1, 2019

Limits: 8 per day, 32 possession

Blue Grouse

Montana Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – January 1, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Spruce

Spruce Grouse

Montana Spruce Grouse Season

September 1 – January 1, 2019

 Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Blue

Ruffed Grouse

Montana Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 1, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession in aggregate with Blue and Spruce

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Montana Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 6 – January 1, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Montana Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 1, 2018

Limits: 4 per day, 16 possession

Sage Grouse

Montana Sage Grouse Season

September 1 – September 30, 2018

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

 

Aloe Care Fine Tooth Pet Comb

Early this season in Montana we spent 45 minutes after a morning hunt untangling collected cockle burs from Rio’s coat. Left unattended, burs can work their way into a dog’s pits and cause irritation while running. Then we found the Aloe Care Fine Tooth Pet Comb ($2.19) let’s you pull burs free from the hair with very little … Read more

Kevin's Cases

2013 Gift Guide for Bird Hunters

It’s hard to believe it is already that time of year again. The waning bird hunting season has given everyone a chance to test their hunting equipment. We’ve put our share of gadgets through the wringer as well in search of the best gear for Ultimate Uplanders. Here’s our list of items that are required … Read more