It's not like the deer old days October 31, 2010 Maine

It's not like the deer old days  October 31, 2010  Press Herald 
 The decreasingdeer herd up north has forced a break from the past as sporting camps go for new breeds.

Twenty years ago, more than 2,800 deer were taken by hunters in the state's most northern hunting districts. Last year there were just 374 tagged.

"To some extent we didn't have any warning. But if you're smart enough to look at the (changing forestland) it's writing that's been on the wall," Lizotte said.

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