CASPER, Wyo. — Betsy Peterson shot her first mule deer outside of Casper with her husband and 5-month old daughter. It didn’t seem strange, bringing the infant into the field. Peterson had a mule deer tag and mouths to feed.
Jay Watson of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks division asks an empty-handed hunter if he saw any deer or antelope Sunday at a check station in Riverside Park in Laurel.
Jeff Dionne Jr., 25, holds the antlers that fell off the mule deer he killed Sunday morning at a check station at Riverside Park in Laurel.
Jeff Dionne Jr., 25, holds up a pair of mule deer antlers that fell off the buck he shot Sunday at a check station in Riverside Park in Laurel.
Jeff Dionne, left, watches as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division worker Jay Watson, right, places a jaw spreader in the mouth of a mule deer that Dionne’s son, Jeff Jr., shot to determine the animal’s age Sunday at a check station in Riverside Park in Laurel.
CODY, Wyo. — Wyoming wildlife officials had to lend a helping hand to a mule deer that got a tomato cage stuck on its antlers this week.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information for a poaching case involving a trophy mule deer buck near Medicine Bow.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Efforts to protect sage grouse in northwest Wyoming also benefit mule deer that migrate through areas of sagebrush along the Upper Green River, according to new research.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for information concerning the killing of three trophy buck mule deer, whose heads were cut off and bodies left to waste in Sheridan County.
Mule deer numbers have experienced recent declines in many areas of Montana but should be improving with favorable weather and habitat conditions in 2014.
Deer numbers in Montana are slowly rebounding after a tough couple of years.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Motorists are more likely to crash into a deer in the Dakotas than in most other states.
Drivers in Montana are more likely to crash into a deer than almost any other place in the nation — but not as likely as last year.
Deer in Washington, like this survivor of Montana’s Dahl fire in 2012, will have a hard time finding forage in the wake of devastating fires this summer.
A Washington woman died Thursday night when the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer in Sweet Grass County.
When Armando Espinosa came upon the scene of a motorcycle crash Thursday morning on Rimrock Road near West 48th Street, he quickly took action.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are holding public meetings to discuss management of the Sheep Mountain mule deer herd.
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.
Allowing some doe hunting is on commission agenda
MISSOULA — They trample flower gardens.