General Antelope Season Opened Oct. 7
October 18, 2023 | View PDF
Helena – General antelope season opened Saturday, Oct. 7, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 12. For information about what to expect this season, check out Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks hunting forecast.
FWP provides online information about hunting access, including our popular Block Management Program, which provides hunting access to more than 7 million acres of private land.
FWP’s interactive Hunt Planner is a mapping tool that allows users to look at information for various species, including hunting districts and regulations. The hunt planner interactive map is a great way to access our block management information. If you’re planning a hunt in a certain region of the state, you can see if there are Block Management Areas available to expand your opportunity.
Remember, regulations may change a bit from year to year depending on hunting district. Double-check the regulations to be sure.
FWP’s Hunter FAQ is another great resource to help you prepare to go out into the field.
Upcoming hunting season dates
• Youth Deer-Only – Oct. 19-20
• Deer & Elk General Season – Oct. 21 – Nov. 26
• Deer & Elk Muzzleloader – Dec. 9-17
• Fall Mountain Lion – Oct. 21 – Nov. 26
• Bison – Nov. 15 – Feb.15