Hunting Statistics for 540-00-B

Score data and statistics for general female any manner deer hunting in Montana's HD 540 - South Little Belt Mountains.
HD 540 - South Little Belt Mountains

Scores


Scores
Ease of Drawing
38
 
38
Success
60
 
60
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
35
 
35
Ease of Terrain
80
 
80
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
5
 
5
Ease of Effort
51
 
51
57
HuntScore

Draw Odds


With all things equal, draw odds is the percent chance you'll draw this tag as your first choice hunt. Depending on the state draw these odds represnt:

  • For preference point only states (i.e. Colorado) or bonus point states (i.e. Montana) these stats are an average of resident and nonresident chances regardless of preference points or bonus points. Ulitmately you'll want to scroll down and refer to preference points or bonus point odds in these states.
  • For states with a random draw only (i.e. ID) or preference point + random draw (i.e. WY) these stats represent the random draw portion. So study them closely to see your odds of drawing.

Last year the average draw odds for hunt 540-00-B was 27.02%.

-8.7%
since last year

License Quotas


Quotas are the number of limited licenses up for grabs. Quotas are only set for limited license hunts. As you probably guessed, there are often different quotas for residents and nonresidents. Obviously, over-the-counter licenses are not shown in this graph.

Often state agencies do not report actual resident/nonresident quota breakdowns. They'll say that they will be determined at the time of the draw. In those cases, we'll try to calculate an estimated quota based on actual historical draw results.

Last year the total quota for hunt 540-00-B was 10 licenses, and 10 licenses were reserved for residents.

No change
since last year

Total Licenses Drawn


Was the quota met in the draw, or is there a surplus of leftover tags? In popular units, there's rarely any surplus. It's worthy of note to mention that just because there may be a surplus, that doesn't mean that those licenses will be available to purchase as a leftover license.

Last year, there were 10 tags drawn, and there were 0 leftover tags (after the draw) available for hunt 540-00-B.

No change
since last year

First Choice Applied


How much competition do you have? Let's face it, in many competitive units when you don't get your first choice, you're not getting a tag.

Last year, there were 37 hunters who put hunt 540-00-B as their first choice.

+9 apps
since last year

Bonus Points



In the past year, here's the breakdown of the number of points that applicants had prior to applying for hunt 540-00-B. In addition to bonus point totals, you can see the draw odds for applicants with a specific number of bonus points. Use this to help increase your odds of drawing!

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