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By Ron Selden
FWP Region 6 

Region 6 Hunting Numbers, Reported Harvests Still Down

Antelope, White-Tailed Deer Going Through The Largest Decreases In Harvest


Hunter numbers and reported harvests at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre are still down when compared to past years.

“Hunter numbers so far this year have only been about 2 percent lower than last year’s numbers, but they’re still down 38 percent from 2010 levels,” said Havre-area Wildlife Biologist Scott Hemmer. “Antelope and white-tailed deer are the two species that have seen the largest decreases in harvest.”

Region 6 antelope and deer numbers were heavily impacted by several recent hard winters. White-tailed deer populations in...

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