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Spring moisture boosts mule deer numbers

Updated: January 20, 2006, 2:50 PM ET
By Ed Riser | Fishing and Hunting News

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Just as a rising tide lifts all boats, a mild winter boosts all deer populations, a trend that hunters should notice across the Rockies this fall.

There is no better evidence of the impacts of favorable climate and habitat conditions than in south-central Idaho, where mule deer are rebounding after seven years of profound drought.

In the state's Magic Valley Region, which extends from the Smoky Mountains and Boise River headwaters south through the Snake ...

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