New England Deer Forecast October 21, 2015 Connecticut,

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New England Deer Forecast October 21, 2015 Connecticut, Game & Fish
... Many Nutmeg State deer hunters complained that there were fewer deer available in 2014 ...

Deer population seems to be on decline lately December 2, 2015 Connecticut, Newbritainherald
...  think that deer numbers are down this year, especially in Litchfield County. Maybe it has to do with the severe winter of last year...  fawn predation by bears and bobcats has further lowered deer numbers in the northwest part of the state...

A Growth Year in the Northeast [not in Connecticut] December 15, 2015 Connecticut, Field and Stream 
...  as of December 14, 7,533 deer had been taken. In that same window in 2014, 8,847 whitetails were shot—reflecting a 17-percent decline. He blames acorns. “In 1993, when acorns were most abundant, hunter success was one of the lowest recorded ...

Big changes from state could hurt deer hunting December 17, 2015 Connecticut, Newbritainherald
... For next season, within zone 2, antlerless deer tags will NOT be valid during the private land firearms deer seasons, including muzzleloader... Only a bit over 7,000 deer have been reported. Last season’s total harvest numbers were a bit over 11,000 deer... Deer numbers are down in many areas...

Connecticut's 2015 Reported Deer HarvestJanuary 15, 2016 Whitetail Trophy Room
...  total number of deer harvested was 8,007 from all of the combined deer hunting seasons ...    . In 2013 harvest reports revealed a total of 12,549 deer ... In 2014 the harvest numbers fell again to 11,394 ... the 2015 Report

A better year for Connecticut deer hunters expected September 11, 2016 Greenwich Time
... State figures show that most towns in the Danbury area saw a decrease in the number of deer killed by hunters from 2014 to 2015, despite a new state law that allowed hunting on Sundays ... 2015 produced the largest crop of acorns in 20 years... decline in hunting is part of a national trend ... The state issued about 50,500 permits in 2015, about 3,000 less than 2013...

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