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Wyoming Game and Fish seeks input on deer

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are holding public meetings to discuss management of the Sheep Mountain mule deer herd.

July 24, 2014 11:45 amLoading…

Researchers outline hurdles to saving deer route

JACKSON, Wyo. — Protecting a recently discovered mule deer migration corridor in western Wyoming will require cooperation among a host of government agencies and private landowners, wildlife researchers said.

June 25, 2014 9:31 amLoading…

Allowing some doe hunting is on commission agenda

Allowing some doe hunting is on commission agenda

June 03, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Urban deer: Cute but a growing nuisance in Missoula

Urban deer: Cute but a growing nuisance in Missoula

MISSOULA — They trample flower gardens.

May 19, 2014 4:09 pmLoading…
Deer in Missoula

Deer in Missoula

Missoula City Councilman Jon Wilkins says often people can find solutions to deer problems on their own. “If they just put their thinking cap on, most people are smarter than deer, but not all (people),” he says.

May 19, 2014 4:10 pmLoading…
Deer numbers dive

Deer numbers dive

Deer numbers have dropped in North Dakota from a loss of habitat.

March 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
N.D. hunters less successful as deer numbers fall

N.D. hunters less successful as deer numbers fall

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota hunters had a smaller chance of downing a doe or buck last season as the deer population hit its lowest point in three decades, and wildlife officials say stemming the decline of the animals' habitat is key to rebuilding the population.

March 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

How to bone a deer in less than 8 minutes

How long does it take you to bone out a deer? It takes me a long time, but I break it up differently than Kurt Heid does in this video. Still, he makes it look relatively easy as he speeds through the boning process in less than 8 minutes and never loses a finger in the process.

March 05, 2014 2:10 pmLoading…
Feature photo: Urban deer

Feature photo: Urban deer

Mule deer grazing on lawns at North 19th Street and 9th Avenue North watch as Zach Greco passes on his way to work Friday morning. 

February 07, 2014 6:02 pmLoading…
Deer

Deer

Mule deer grazing on lawns at North 19th Street and 9th Avenue North watch as Zach Greco passes on his way to work Friday morning. 

February 07, 2014 1:39 pmLoading…
Meetings to address Montana’s declining deer population

Meetings to address Montana’s declining deer population

HELENA — Meetings are being held around the state this month as the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission ponders tentative changes to hunting regulations for the next two years.

January 06, 2014 8:59 amLoading…

Warden nabs deer poacher near Cody

A Michigan man pleaded guilty recently to killing a buck mule deer west of Cody without a license.

December 19, 2013 8:36 amLoading…
Helena gets approval to cull 70 deer in 2014

Helena gets approval to cull 70 deer in 2014

HELENA — Up to 70 urban deer that roam the streets of Helena can be removed by city officials in 2014, under a proposal given final approval Thursday by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission.

December 14, 2013 6:30 amLoading…
No does: State considers dropping most antlerless deer hunts

No does: State considers dropping most antlerless deer hunts

HELENA — Secondary mule deer and white-tailed deer licenses — known as “B” licenses — may be eliminated during the next two hunting seasons over concerns about a significant drop in deer populations.

December 06, 2013 3:59 pmLoading…

Hunter numbers, success down in Region 6

Overall hunter numbers and big-game harvests were down at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre during the eight weekends it was open this fall.

December 06, 2013 12:23 pmLoading…

Region 7 deer harvest down, elk numbers up

More hunters passed through southeast Montana's three game check stations than in 2012, however the deer harvest was down from last year and 27 percent below the long-term average. The elk harvest, on the other hand, was 50 percent higher than the long-term average.

December 06, 2013 11:27 amLoading…
Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Pouring rain on the last day of the 2013 hunting season didn't keep the determined from filling their freezers this year.

December 05, 2013 10:18 am Video Loading…
Hunter success dips in Region 3 on final weekend

Hunter success dips in Region 3 on final weekend

Region 3 operated six check stations (Alder, Cameron, Divide, Gallatin, Mill Creek and Silver City) on the final weekend of the big game hunting season with most seeing a dip in the hunter success rate at respective stations from the previous week.

December 03, 2013 11:06 am Related Loading…

Hunter numbers up over 2012, but harvest down in Region 5

Although hunter numbers trended higher than last year at Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ four big game check stations across south-central Montana this season, the success rate was 6 percent below last year’s and 14 percent below the long-term average.

December 02, 2013 1:50 pmLoading…
Helena police to trap, kill 60 urban deer, starting Sunday

Helena police to trap, kill 60 urban deer, starting Sunday

Helena police are renewing the effort to rid the city of problem deer.

November 30, 2013 8:29 amLoading…

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