2018 was one of the driest years we’ve seen in recent history, especially across the southwest. Some of the old time outfitters in New Mexico’s Gila said they had never seen it that dry. Last Spring while driving through New Mexico and into eastern Arizona for a black bear hunt I remember how bad it looked. Fires were already being reported. This was the time of year when bulls needed the moisture and nutrients to produce maximum antler growth. It wasn’t going to happen. Antler growth ended up being down as much as 30% in some areas.
The good news is, as I sit in my office typing this, snowpack throughout the West is at or above 100% for this time of year, mountain streams are full, and winter temperatures haven’t been too harsh. We’re anticipating 2019 to be one of the best in recent years when it comes to antler growth.
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