Connecticut's Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open September 15 September 5, 2018 Connecticut

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Connecticut's Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open September 15 September 5, 2018 Connecticut, Hamlet Hub
... “The outlook for the 2018 hunting season is good because mild winters and abundant acorn crops over the past two years have made it easy on deer and challenging for hunters as harvest numbers have been low,...” said Andy LaBonte, DEEP Wildlife Division Biologist. “It is expected that acorn production will be lower this year due to gypsy moth infestation ... harvest numbers this fall should increase from 2017.” ..,

Deer hunting season opens Saturday; good season forecast September 12, 2018 Connecticut, Chron.com
... “The outlook is good because mild winters and abundant acorn crops over the past two years have made it easy on deer and challenging for hunters as harvest numbers have been low,” said Andy LaBonte ... A project to evaluate the accuracy of various population estimates (ranging from 50,000 -100,000) began in 2017 and is expected to be completed next year...



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