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Mule Deer

Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

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.

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Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

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.

October 03, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Three trophy mule deer poached near Dayton

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.

September 22, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…

200 doe permits issued for Glendive hunt

200 doe permits issued for Glendive hunt

September 04, 2014 12:37 pmLoading…

Deer populations rebounding in southeastern Montana

Whitetail and mule deer populations are rebounding in southeastern Montana following several years of bad weather and disease-related losses, according to John Ensign, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 wildlife manager.

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Mule deer group pledges $1.3 million for new research

CASPER, Wyo. — Mule deer numbers in southwest Wyoming have been declining for decades. As researchers continue to try and understand why, they may receive a helping hand.

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Washington's largest mule deer herd threatened by fires

Washington's largest mule deer herd threatened by fires

Washington’s largest deer herd will have to be reduced by hunting, and winter feeding is planned for the survivors in the aftermath of wildfires torching the Methow Valley.

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Wyoming Game & Fish: White-tail deer encroaching on mule deer

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing to allow more hunting of white-tailed deer in most reaches of northwest Wyoming in order to protect mule deer from being driven out.

June 15, 2014 1:56 pmLoading…
Mule deer

Mule deer

Second mule deer tags could be reduced in price under a new Idaho Fish and Game plan.

May 27, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
IDFG eyes discounts on second deer and elk tags

IDFG eyes discounts on second deer and elk tags

Idaho Fish and Game officials are exploring the idea of discounting the price of second deer and elk tags, perhaps as early as this summer.

May 27, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Connor Polkowske

Connor Polkowske

Connor Polkowske was 12 when he shot this mule deer buck last fall. He and his father, Chris, followed the buck for two hours before getting a chance to sneak in closer for a shot while the buck was with two does in the bottom of a deep coulee. Connor made another one-shot kill as the buck w…

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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Elk move through a meadow outside of Cody. Researchers are studying the Cody elk herd to better understand where and when it moves and how the herd impacts the rest of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

April 21, 2014 5:23 pm
Researchers: Wyoming mule deer herd travels farthest in the world

Researchers: Wyoming mule deer herd travels farthest in the world

Each spring, a herd of mule deer leaves the Red Desert and follows a trail of greening grass and retreating snow along the western slope of the Wind River Range. Months later, the animals arrive in the Hoback Basin south of Jackson, more than 150 miles away.

April 20, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Mule deer

Mule deer

The mule deer herd travels more than 150 miles, the longest recorded mule deer migration in the world.

April 19, 2014 5:48 pm
Elk numbers climb in Montana's Region 6

Elk numbers climb in Montana's Region 6

Elk are thriving in northeastern and north-central Montana, according to recent Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks aerial surveys, particularly in the Bears Paw Mountains.

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Mule deer collared to assist N.D. study

Forty mule deer in Regions 6 and 7 of Eastern Montana were recently captured and fitted with GPS collars as part of a larger study looking at the effects of energy development on mule deer.

February 26, 2014 11:24 amLoading…

Wyoming outdoors: A tough time for mule deer

As the thermometer slides to record low temperatures, I put on a sweater and try to stay comfortable inside my house. I can only imagine what the mule deer that wander my neighborhood are doing to stay warm.

February 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Early survey results show deer rebounding in Region 7

Half of the post-season hunting surveys have been completed in southeastern Montana' Region 7 so far, pointing to an excellent mule deer and white-tailed deer fawn crop this past summer that should boost deer populations.

January 06, 2014 3:37 pmLoading…
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…
No does

No does

A mule deer buck standing behind a doe makes it look like the doe has antlers. Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff is recommending the halt to issuance of all mule deer doe permits, except in some urban areas, for the next two hunting seasons.

December 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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