Due to uncertainty and disinformation, many hunters are missing out on quality opportunities on national-monument lands.
This area of eastern Montana offers hunting for sage grouse, sharptails, Huns, pheasants and waterfowl.
A recent legal opinion that the illegal taking or killing of migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act does not include incidental taking or killing could have adverse effects on waterfowl.
I have spent nearly 50 years in sage grouse country and I seldom hunt them anymore, simply because they don’t provide much challenge on the wing.
Alaska grousing within reach of a road.
To Arizona for Gambel’s quail and wide-open spaces.
Regrettably, well-known guide and trainer Web Parton is retiring. So this piece is not a recommendation of a trainer but an indication of what to look for in a snake-avoidance clinic: above all a trainer with a feel for dogs as individuals and a willingness to invest time in their education.
Montana sportsmen have fought for access to recreational opportunities on public land. Blocked access is an issue across the West.