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More Missoula White Tails Dying
Over one hundred dead white-tailed deer have been reported in the west Missoula Valley. FWP first responded to reports from local fishing guides and landowners who reported numerous dead deer in and along the Clark Fork River and fields near and downstream from Harper’s Bridge...
Deer Harvest Better, Elk Harvest Worse Than Last Year
The first full week of open rifle season has passed and harvests for both mule deer and white-tailed deer are up 23% compared to last year. Elk harvests, on the other hand, are down by nearly the same amount.
A total of 58 mule deer, 153 white-tailed deer 204 elk along with one black bear, one bighor…
How to Bearproof The Backyard
As spring turns to summer, bear activity is picking up in many western Montana neighborhoods, and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is asking residents to continue to keep bear attractants contained.
Bears are often drawn to populated areas by unsecured garbage cans, the smell of pet food, bird feeder…