By | September 22, 2018

A white-tailed deer grazes off Blacktail Road on Wednesday. Deer are frequenting area roads and highways as fall arrives and the breeding season begins. (Scott Shindledecker/Daily Inter Lake)

The Daily Interlake has an article that begins…

It’s that time of year — white-tailed deer are more active as bucks are starting to seek does for breeding — and it’s not good news for Northwest Montana drivers.

A review 911 dispatch logs shows an uptick in the number of deer vs. vehicle collisions in the region during the last week, a trend that will likely continue into November. Montana ranks in the top three in the U.S. for its rate of vehicle collisions with wildlife. On average, one out of every 57 Montana drivers will have a collision caused by a deer, according to State Farm Insurance Agency.

Read the full article here.

Category: Hunting/Fishing

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