Deer hunters may profit from experiences elsewhere August 4, 2013 Maine

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Deer hunters may profit from experiences elsewhere August 4, 2013 Maine, Press Herald
... "Just over two decades ago, more than six out of 10 bucks killed (in the U.S.) were only 11/2. Today it's 39 percent," said Adams [Quality Deer Management]. That's the lowest proportion of yearling bucks in the harvest ever recorded. A third of all bucks killed in the U.S. are 31/2. In Mississippi, 70 percent are at least that old and 40 percent are mature bucks.  Most other states have seen similar trends...


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