2015 Deer Hunting Outlook September 30, 2015 Montana,

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2015 Deer Hunting Outlook September 30, 2015 Montana, RoundupWEB
... Spring trend surveys show that mule deer populations are up a healthy 20 percent from last year and are currently 16 percent above the long-term-average. Overwinter survival last year was good, and fawn recruitment this spring was excellent—65 yearlings per 100 adults. Buck ratios are high at 37 bucks per 100 does but there are a lot of young bucks in the population... characteristic of a population undergoing rapid population growth...

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