Lake Sonoma turns to bow hunters to manage deer population September 13, 2013 California

California Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... The Army Corps of Engineers, which manages the land, and the nonprofit Friends of Lake Sonoma are in the first season of a program to control the deer population in the preserve by allowing a handful of hunters ... restricted to bows ...  will allow hunters to take a total of just six bucks from the preserve this season. That means only a handful of hunters will be allowed in, so anyone willing to fork over the $500 fee will be virtually alone on the land during the hunt... hunters can add additional days to their trip for $150 per day if they don't get a buck on the first day...

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