More elk, fewer deer this season for Rocky Mountain Front hunters December 5, 2013 Montana

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More elk, fewer deer this season for Rocky Mountain Front hunters December 5, 2013 Montana, Independent Record 
... Brent Lonner, a wildlife biologist for Montana ... "we have some pretty strong elk numbers ... Last spring, we were counting just under 3,000 head in the Sun River herd.”  
He attributes the drop in white-tailed harvest success, which was 20 percent below the 10-year average, to an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD... 


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