Drought, Issac put a new slant on deer prospects September 22, 2012 Arkansas

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Drought, Issac put a new slant on deer prospects September 22, 2012 Arkansas, Log Cabin Democrat
... Cory Gray, deer program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. ”First we had the drought, then we had (Hurricane) Isaac. Wind blew a lot of green acorns off the trees, and it wasn’t shaping up as a good mast year anyway.” Those green acorns hit the group in early September ... Plentiful mast like acorns in recent seasons has kept deer back in the woods instead of along edges and in fields where they are more exposed to hunters...

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