Variations in the Deer Buck to Doe Ration
Bitterroot Valley sportsmen's group continues work to look after mule deer January 28, 2011 Montana, The Missoulian
...the Ravalli County Fish and Wildlife Association are still hard at it.n the past year, the association has dug deep into its pocketbook to pay for a $10,000 deer telemetry study to give state biologists a better understanding of deer movements in the southern end of the valley...Last year, Jones said the association supported Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' decision to reduce deer hunting pressure in Hunting District 250 by limiting permits after buck numbers dropped close to three per 100 does.
Buck hunting boon September 24, 2021 Oregon Mail Tribune
... “We have this uninterrupted period of (deer) hunting that will include some very good migratory periods,” says Steve Niemela ... The Rogue Unit, which sports a unique and highly migratory herd of blacktails, has 23 bucks per 100 does, which is right in the normal range ... Evans Creek Unit sports a whopping 30 bucks per 100 does, nicely above that unit’s benchmark of 20 bucks ...
Early results of Bitterroot winter mule deersurvey good January 8, 2011 Montana. Missoulian.com
...This year, the biologist counted 543 mule deer. Last year, the number was 540 ...Last year, Jourdonnais counted 16 bucks per 100 does in the post-hunting season survey. This year the number was 28. Two years ago, the state dropped mule deer buck permit numbers in HD 270 from 100 to 45 in response to sportsmen requests. He also found 50 fawns per 100 does. Last year, fawn numbers were 40 per 100 does...