16 WMAs designated for increased deer management July 22, 2012 Arkansas

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16 WMAs designated for increased deer management July 22, 2012 Arkansas, Arkansas Online
... AGFC deer biologist Cory Gray ... “Females will be managed to ensure a productive, balanced deer herd ... The number of fawns recruited into the population annually is a crucial component in deer management.” ... in buck management, there are several ways to reach a desired outcome: limit hunter days, limit harvest methods, reduce bag limits or apply antler restrictions. “The first three are the easiest, and certainly the most simple; however, antler restrictions have proven to be the most effective at shifting buck-harvest pressure into target age classes,” 

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