Bad hunting, no snow, sink rural Maine's economy June 28, 2012

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Bad hunting, no snow, sink rural Maine's economy June 28, 2012 Morning Sentinel, George Smith
...Hunting is suffering a long steady decline in participants. And Maine's top game animal, the whitetail deer, has disappeared in the north country and Down East.
Maine once advertised that a nonresident's chance of getting a deer in Maine was better than 55 percent. Today those odds in some areas of the state are less than 2 percent... Last year in New York, deer hunters shot 50000 more deer than we have in Maine! 


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