Mathews Inc.

Montana

Grade Breakdown by Resident and Nonresident

Residents: B
Nonresidents: A-
Individual Reports and Comments
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deerslayer (resident)
Buck Quality: B
Deer Quantity: A
Deer Management: C
Lots of deer, saw some decent bucks throughout the season. Big antlered whiteys in MT are not as common as some might think. 100-115" isn't crazy hard. 125"+ is a tough find on public (archery)
BigOzzie (resident)
Buck Quality: B
Deer Quantity: A-
Deer Management: C
Do not always agree on how deer are managed but do not want the job, too many contributing factors.
C Davis (resident)
Buck Quality: B+
Deer Quantity: A
Deer Management: C
Quality whitetail habitat is primarily private land that is off limits to hunters. Then the state opens up damage hunts after general season with landowners for population control. Makes no sense.
Kevin h (nonresident)
Buck Quality: A
Deer Quantity: A-
Deer Management: A-
Saw lots of deer
Mike Prescott (resident)
Buck Quality: B
Deer Quantity: B
Deer Management: C+
Lewis and Clark described what they saw in the plains of Montana as animals as far as they could see in every direction. Montana has a huge carrying capacity for wildlife. Covers up F&G shortcomings
Michael F. Shepard (resident)
Buck Quality: C+
Deer Quantity: C+
Deer Management: C+
Worst season in years. Way too many little bucks being killed during youth hunt now showing up.
SBH (resident)
Buck Quality: B
Deer Quantity: A+
Deer Management: C+
We don't manage much for quality deer in my opinion.
HUNT MAN (resident)
Buck Quality: B
Deer Quantity: A
Deer Management: C+
6 week gun season in the rut hurts the mature deer population . One buck state helps to keep a few around.
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