This story is featured in Montana Outdoors September-October 2016 issue… Though technically it’s still summer, hunting season is well under way in much of Montana. Many archery pronghorn and shoulder season elk hunters have already notched their tags, and grouse hunters will be on the prairies and in the mountains within the next few weeks. Waterfowl opener is only a month away. It’s time for hunters to use up any game remaining in their freezer to make room for this year’s harvest. One way is with a big pot of fragrant, savory gumbo. Get the full recipe here.