Firearm season for deer begins Saturday, Oct. 29 October 27, 2016 Maine,

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

Firearm season for deer begins Saturday, Oct. 29 October 27, 2016 Maine, Wiscasset Newspaper
... Following a 2016 winter that was on average warmer than usual, hunters should see more deer than last year. If normal hunting conditions and normal hunter effort prevail, IFW biologists believe that the deer harvest will be higher than last year’s 20,325 deer... Maine has over 225,000 licensed hunters, a number that has increased each of the past five years. ...

Maine Big Bucks and Estimated 2017 Deer Harvest February 3, 2018
... The deer harvest has plummeted from a high of 38,153 in 2002, to a low of 18,045 in 2009. Since 2009, the deer harvest has averaged around 21,000 ... Reports have been thrown around about mild winters and more deer, but to those who get around, it is clear that such conditions only exist in certain areas..,

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