Montana FWP considers changing hunting regulations after deer die-off October 3, 2013

Montana Deer Disease News and Information Archive

... Biting midges spread EHD to whitetail deer, which usually die within seven to 10 days after infection... Epizootic hemorrhagic disease cases continue to pop up across Montana, and may trigger some changes to hunting regulations this fall.  ... because of the EHD die-offs in whitetail,” said Ron Aasheim, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman. “We may recommend some reductions in deer regulations for that area north of Great Falls ....”

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