Twenty percent cut in Maine's any-deer permits will give resident adult hunters only 12,395 permits May 14, 2014

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... DIF&W issued 46,710 any-deer permits last year, a 36 percent increase over 2012. This year the agency is recommending 37,185 permits, a cut of 9,525 permits... The increase in permits in 2013 resulted in a harvest of 5,307 adult does... the agency doesn’t know how many deer died this past winter, or how many deer we have in the state...

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