Chad Hoover, MT

Orvis-Endorsed Wingshooting Guide located near Glasgow, Montana.

Overview

Big sky country is Northeast Montana and here it seems the blue sky never ends. This remote countryside is home to those in agriculture. The result is phenomenal habitat for upland bird hunting. Countless Upland Birds fill the surrounding prairie. This perfect habitat provides staples such as snow berries, buffalo berries, and wheat. Native Sharp Tailed Grouse populations are as plentiful as anywhere in the country. Ring Neck Pheasant and Hungarian Partridge also thrive on the available food sources. We pursue wild birds in wild county. This area is one of largest wild prairie ecosystems in existence today.

Migratory waterfowl are also common in this area. Some hunts include additional waterfowl species at your choice. First rate lodging is included in your hunt. Hunters may bring their own dogs.

Date Range

Early September to early November.

What is Provided to Customer

Your hunt will include meals and accommodations. We provide an experienced guide with trained dogs, transportation in the field and access to thousands of acres of hunting opportunity.

Region/Terrain Where You Hunt

Northeast Montana upland areas consist of mixed grass prairie, rolling grassland and stubble fields. The hiking terrain is a moderate grade with occasional hills. Irrigated lowlands and river corridors contain alfalfa fields and brushy creek bottoms.

Typical Weather by Season

September is generally warm. Many days reach mid 70's and warmer. October is mild with many days in the mid 60's. November is cooler and less predictable.

Itinerary

Sample of Typical Itinerary

Fly or drive to Glasgow, MT. Enjoy a filling meal and relax the night before your hunt. We will arrive early in the field each day. Lunch is often served midday near your hunting area. Our guides are happy to tailor each hunt to your level of experience and physical ability.

Species

Species You Hunt by Season

September: Sharptail grouse and Hungarian partridge.
October & November: Sharptail grouse, pheasant, Hungarian partridge, and waterfowl.

Gear

What Should Customers Bring?

Please bring your own shotgun and ammunition. We prefer break open shotguns for safety. 12-, 16-, and 20-gauge is preferred. You will need clothing for cool and mild temperatures, as Montana weather is unpredictable. Include waterproof and lightweight gear with comfortable walking shoes. Bring an orange hat or vest, and shooting glasses for added safety in the field.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions


Travel: Plan to fly or drive to Glasgow, MT. Pickup at airport is included.

Hunting Dogs: You may bring your own dog.

Hunters per guide: We take a maximum of three hunters per guide.

Reviews

Chad Hoover
Orvis-Endorsed Wingshooting Guide
Hoover Outfitting Inc.
PO Box 532
Whitehall, MT 59759
406-490-6864

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