Isleslboro, Taking the recreation out of hunting (but keeping the rack) January 7, 2013 Maine

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Isleslboro, Taking the recreation out of hunting (but keeping the rack)January 7, 2013 Maine, PenBayPilot.com
...  Islesboro hunters killed 49 deer during a three-week, special deer reduction hunt ... Studies in 2010 and 2011 estimated 62 and 48 deer per square mile, respectively, inhabiting the 17-square-miles of Islesboro ... Michael Boucher, a hunter who attended the meeting, suggested a doe-only season, which he said would break the reproductive cycle more effectively than targeting all deer. It might also win over some archers who opposed the special hunt, he said.

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