Mule Deer Hunting News

Mule Deer Population Counts
A low flying helicopter buzzing around the sagebrush flats near King Hill and in the South Hills will be a common sight for the next few weeks as Fish and Game biologist work on mule deer population counts for the region.
2003 Hunting Seasons Take Shape
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission recently approved changes in the 2003 hunting regulations and agreed to final spring turkey season dates, spring turkey quotas, spring and fall black bear seasons and quotas. The Commission will make final decisions on all license and permit quotas for deer, elk and antelope at its August meeting.
Department Evaluates 2002 Deer Gun Season
North Dakota deer hunters had another successful fall, with an overall harvest of 81,500 deer, according to Roger Johnson, big game biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Devils Lake.
Kremmling Big Game Information Meeting
The Colorado Division of Wildlife will hold a big game information meeting in Kremmling, March 6 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Office located on the Kremmling fairgrounds.
Mid Winter Deer Hunt
The discovery of chronic wasting disease in the area around Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park during last fall's hunting season has prompted Saskatchewan Environment to take an unusual step.
Antler Scoring Workshop March 1st
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host the Sixth Annual Antler Scoring Workshop at Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 1.
CWD Found in Mule Deer
A buck deer taken by a hunter in northeastern Utah has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), the Division of Wildlife Resources has announced.
CWD Incinerator Open House Discussion
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is holding an open house Feb. 27 at its Fort Collins Service Center, 317 W. Prospect, to discuss the permitting and use of an incinerator to burn deer and elk carcasses generated from chronic wasting disease testing and management. The forum will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to allow the public an opportunity to provide comments to the Division of Wildlife concerning the issue.
Two More Deer Positive For CWD
As planned testing from the fall and winter of 2002-03 draws to a close, two more deer collected in the Black Hills have been returned from a laboratory having tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
Blue Mountain Poaching Investigation Continues
State fish and wildlife officers are continuing to pursue their investigation into wide-scale elk and deer poaching in the Blue Mountains, and a private hunters' group is offering nearly $2,000 in rewards for information leading to arrests and convictions in the case.