Idaho big game hunts will be similar to last year September 12, 2013

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Idaho big game hunts will be similar to last year September 12, 2013  Bellingham Herald
... Fish and Game’s fawn monitoring showed about 60 percent of mule deer fawns statewide survived last winter, which is about 10 percent above average.  Those fawns from last year are now budding two-points, which make up a large part of the annual mule deer harvest... Last fall, deer hunters killed 49,656 deer, a 12 percent increase from the 2011 harvest of 44,328 deer... Mule deer narrowly edged out whitetails in the 2012 harvest, 25,073 versus 24,583...


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