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Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« on: November 26, 2020, 07:49:38 AM »
The Eastman boys did a nice job putting this together.  Enjoyable to see this amazing herd doing their thing on the landscape. 

https://blog.eastmans.com/unbelievable-wildlife-migration-the-story-of-wyomings-mule-deer-migration/
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2020, 07:58:31 AM »
Did you end up hunting G this year?

I got spanked in H

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2020, 08:38:20 AM »
No. I hunted Montana this year. Iím sitting on 8 points though and will need to make a decision this winter.
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2020, 09:28:42 AM »
Amazing video!

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2020, 10:14:32 AM »
15 min in so far. Anybody with a passion for mule deer should watch this.

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2020, 10:20:53 AM »
From over 1 million to apprx 400k, so herd @ 40%, sad.

Really brings out the question of whether or not Wa. is doing enough to slow the decline, maintain current levels, or see growth.  Mule deer efforts are back burner in favor of wolves.    :twocents:
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2020, 11:43:23 AM »
 :yeah: well said

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2020, 11:55:16 AM »
Awesome video
I look at the Swakane area every year and see the development going up and screwing up the migration and winter range. Less deer. It is sad. I have been bow hunting up there for 20 years.

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2020, 12:17:45 PM »
Lots of other factors different between Wyoming and Washington (political) that doesnít help our state.

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2020, 07:40:27 PM »
Good video with lots of interesting facts about an amazing deer herd in an amazing place. Biologist Gary Fralick in the video checked my deer at the Alpine check station this year. Did not know he was in charge of the herd at that time but he did say the 16-17 winter kill could turn out to be the worst since the famed 92-93 die off. Hope they bounce back quickly.

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2020, 08:14:55 PM »
Watching right now.... so glad to see they are bringing this info out for the public to see.
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2020, 09:11:33 PM »
Awesome content for sure. Wonder how many more hunters in G are gonna flock towards those crow lakes the next few years  after seeing this documentary.  :chuckle:
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2020, 10:00:24 PM »
That was an awesome video. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2020, 11:16:20 AM »
Thanks for sharing that was an awesome video! I wonder if the wdfw  has a program like this on the methow  herd?!
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Re: Wyoming Mule Deer Migration
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2020, 08:07:11 PM »
Awesome content for sure. Wonder how many more hunters in G are gonna flock towards those crow lakes the next few years  after seeing this documentary.  :chuckle:
I was sitting next to my wife and told her the same thing.... can't believe they actually pin pointed that area!
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