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Wyoming Mule Deer Under Fire?

Here We Go Again – Oil & Gas Leases in Western Wyoming’s Legendary Hoback Mule Deer Migration I believe Albert Einstein is credited with the expression, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Over the course of time we routinely …

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Idaho’s Best Mule Deer Units

The past decade or so Idaho has slumped off a bit regarding overall trophy quality and record book entries. However, this seems to be trending up, as Idaho is now back in the #2 slot with a whopping 284 book entries since 2000, pushing past Wyoming and Utah by a …

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Mule Deer Status: Wyoming And Idaho

Wyoming Adds New Antler Restrictions By Todd Helms: It is no secret that mule deer numbers in the Cowboy State are not what they used to be. Hard winters, predation, loss of habitat, disease, the speculative reasons are many and varied but the truth is, nobody can say exactly what …

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CWD In Montana

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (MTFWP) advised hunters a deer killed in southeastern Montana is suspected to be positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). According to the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance, CWD is “a contagious neurological disease affecting deer, elk and moose” that causes “degeneration of the brains of infected …

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Gear List: 2017 Deer Hunt

This year on my Wyoming highcountry mule deer hunt I had everything thrown at me. From terrain to weather; I battled through mud, snow, rain, sleet; scrambled across scree slides, slipped through dark timber, and ground up sheer ridge faces to sit like a gargoyle atop a barren, windswept glassing …

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Hot Weather Rifle Hunting

In the last four or five years, whether due simply to unseasonal weather patterns, or a more deeply rooted environmental change (that debate is better suited to Thanksgiving dinner than this article), I have hunted both Mule deer and Rocky Mountain elk in hot, sunny and dry conditions. Living in …

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