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Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« on: February 02, 2017, 04:21:01 PM »
Snow for the last 2.5 months and the cold weather is probably having a negative effect on the deer herds.
Hopefully it will warm up soon.

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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2017, 05:28:46 PM »
I know most of the wintering grounds in the Wind River are under 3 feet or more of snow.

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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2017, 03:07:40 PM »
I think we are gonna see a huge hit in numbers this year and low fawn survival for sure

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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2017, 03:26:02 PM »
My usual hunting area in Grayback has been on the decline for several years. I never saw any fresh tracks in he snow when I was out on 7 Dec. and I hiked over 11 miles that day.
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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 10:38:16 AM »
The deer have disappeared from my place. Have not seen any or any sign since the first ice storm about a month ago. Add that to about 18'' of snow left and more ice, awful tough on them!! 

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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2017, 11:54:42 AM »
From the season proposals this year it looks like the game department agrees. Cutting a few buck tags in the Klickitat.

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Re: Klickitat County deer are have a tough winter
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2017, 04:30:47 PM »
Western Pacific Timber has been logging their land the last couple of years (doing an ugly job of it  :twocents:). Since they started logging again I have not been seeing any deer only the occasional small track in snow. Maybe the young cougar track I crossed last year or pack of coyotes I heard barking and yipping have eaten all the deer or maybe the cattle that graze on the timber land have pushed them out. Who knows  :dunno:
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