Upland Game Bird-Hunting Season Dates
Opening day for most of Montana’s upland game bird hunting seasons occur on the same day every year—Sept. 1. The exception is for pheasants. The 2015 general pheasant season opens Oct. 10.
Here are the statewide hunting-season dates for upland game birds:
Sept. 1–Jan. 1, 2016
Mountain grouse, Partridge, Sharp-tailed grouse, Turkey (fall season)
Sept. 1–Sept. 30
Sage grouse. Closed in much of the southern and northern portions of Montana.
Youth Only: Special Pheasant Weekend
Oct. 10–Jan. 1, 2016