Outdoors

2018 Big Game Preview

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Hard winters often play havoc with big game herds, making forage harder to find and causing deer and elk to be more vulnerable to predators as they are forced to struggle through deep snow. For that reason, hunters often breathe a sigh of relief when winters are mild. But surprisingly, it may not benefit big game as much as we might think. While deer may show increased survival through a light winter, it often doesn't make much difference to elk, which, because of their size and strength . . .

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