Deer populations are stable and rising according to post-season surveys of one state not always high on any lists for whitetail deer hunters.
Stable and rising? How’s that possible?
According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter surveys, mule deer numbers are increasing in Region 6, the northeastern portion of the state. Whitetail numbers are mostly stable statewide.
“Mule deer trends continue to show a steady recovery across the region in the last few years,” said FWP biologist Ryan Williamson,…