Harsh winter could affect deer hunting permits May 16, 2015 Maine

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Harsh winter could affect deer hunting permits May 16, 2015 Maine, Observer-Reporter
... biologists are recommending the state issue 28,770 “any deer” permits, which allow hunters to harvest bucks or does. The cut would come a year after the state reduced permits from 46,710 to 37,185, a 25 percent cut that was also motivated in part by winter die-offs.  Maine’s deer herd was about 200,000 a year ago...

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