Elk and deer fared well during tough Montana winter August 26,2018 Montana

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Elk and deer fared well during tough Montana winter August 26,2018 Montana, Helenair
... mule deer ... current population estimate of about 386,000 is up about 20,000 from the previous year ... whitetail ... estimated total of about 235,000 ... In the eastern part of the state, plentiful habitat has allowed the species to continue to flourish..,

Big Game Hunting in Northwest Montana September 19, 2018 Flathead Beacon
... a slightly smaller contingent of whitetail and mule deer, the result of consecutive snowier-than-normal winters that have made it difficult for deer fawns to survive... elk populations are similar to last year..,

Rifle season opens Saturday, officials say game populations look promising October 19, 2018 Montana, The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
... Many elk populations are near or over their objective and mule deer numbers are slightly above where they were last year [Howard Burt, regional wildlife manager] ... 

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