montana varmits

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by ghesselt, May 5, 2012.

  1. ghesselt

    ghesselt New Member

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    I am new to Montana and would like to know where to go for varmits. Prarie dogs mainly but sage rats (if they are around) would be fine as well. I am from Oregon and Christmas Valley, Fort Rock were a regular weekend trip. Any help would be appreciated.
     

  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard and to he Beautiful state of Montana too.


    Pairie dogs are scarce around where I live but it's not hard to find a gopher field.

    Where are you located?

    Jeff
     

  3. ghesselt

    ghesselt New Member

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    Thank you for the welcome. I am in Billings. I joined a local gun club here so I can shoot. The first person I met at the range asked me right out of the get go if I brought Oregons politics with me. I had to laugh of course NO was my answer. I hope it never gets to Montana.
     
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  5. szeitner

    szeitner Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard! I'm just east of you 145 miles in Miles City. There are millions of them in the area (p-dogs) from here north to Malta. There should be some decent populations north of you around Roundup and then east towards Jordan. Most ranchers around that have them are more than willing to have you shoot them...they are a nuisance, and really good target practice!
     
  6. ghesselt

    ghesselt New Member

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    thank you, I have not ventured out that way yet but will very soon.
     
  7. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to LRH and enjoy and of course to the Big Sky Country!

    Cheers from the Great Falls side of the Big Sky Country.
     
  8. Chugiakbilly

    Chugiakbilly Active Member

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    Welcome to Montana..... My son just moved back here (ALASKA) due to the wolf increase and the elk decrease. He thought Alaska was strict on land use / trespass laws until he got to Montana. Obey the rights of the landowners and keep the laws and enjoy. Keep your powder dry.gun)