The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo57° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi85° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo60° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo56° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi86° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi93° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo66° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Antler size matters in Methow Valley

Send to Kindle
Print This
A near-record-size mule deer was the last deer to go through the Winthrop check station on Oct. 21, the final weekend of the general deer season in the Methow area. ”The last deer we checked for the season was a very large 9x10 point mule deer with a 33-plus-inch antler width,” said state Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Scott Fitkin. “This is likely the largest set of antlers seen at the check station in at least the last 17 years. The lucky hunter harvested the estimated 4 1/2 year-old animal in the Tripod Burn area, which appears to be producing excellent summer deer forage six years after (a) fire.”

View my options or Sign in