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By Marc Kloker
MFWP Region 6 

FWP Region 6 Mule Deer & Whitetail Deer Aerial Survey Findings released

 


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2019 winter and spring aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana. The surveys indicate above average numbers for mule deer, and mostly stable populations of whitetail deer across the region.

Mule deer

For mule deer, 11 trend areas in Region 6 are typically surveyed each year from the air. The winter “post-season survey” was completed in January, and the “spring survey” was conducted in April. While total deer counts tend to be variable, FWP Region 6 Outlook-area biologist Ryan Williamso...



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