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Hunting


About a third of Montana is made up of state and federal land. Much of that land--assuming it is legally accessible via a public road, navigable river, or adjacent state land or federal land--is available for hunting. Mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, bear, and mountain lion are among the big game animals that can be hunted in Montana.

Thompson Falls, Montana, located in Sanders County, is part of Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks' Region One. In Region One is home to a number of big-game species, including mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, black bear, grizzly bear, wolves, and mountain lion. As for bird hunting, there are plenty of opportunities to hunt all three species of mountain grouse in Region One. Furbearers, such as marten and wolverine, are also relatively plentiful in this region.

Region One is definitely the best part of the state for hunting bear, mountain lion, and wolf. While the region makes up about 10 percent of all Montana land, it accounts for around 40 percent of the black bear, mountain lion, and wolf harvested, each year. In addition, Region One accounts for about 20 percent of the whitetail deer harvested during hunting season.

A number of excellent hunting guide services are available in our area. We listed a couple, below. If you have questions regarding hunting opportunities near the Superior, Montana area, feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.
Thompson Falls Outfitter

Flat Iron Outfitting

Flat Iron Outfitting, located in Thompson Falls, Montana, specialize in guided hunts for mule deer, elk, black bear, and mountain lion in the Lolo National Forest. Hunts are available for rifle and archery. The company also leases a private ranch for dedicated whitetail deel hunting. They do offer discounts for military members. 

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Trout Creek Outfitter

Bullseye Outfitting

Bullseye Outfitting, located in Trout Creek, Montana, offers guided big game hunting in the lower Clark Fork Valley. Specifically, they are licensed to hunt in the Kootenai National Forest and the Lolo National Forest. They guide fair chase hunts for elk, bear, mule deer, whitetail deer, and mountain lion. Hunting is typically done on foot, but hunting on horseback is also available. 

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More Information


The Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks has extensive information regarding hunting in Montana. Everything you need to know about hunting regulations, hunting seasons, and hunting licenses and permits can be found, here.

The site also provides excellent information on planning your hunt in Montana, and gives you a convenient way to check drawing status.

Click on the link, below, to visit the site.