Idaho Herd Status September 26, 2013

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Idaho Herd Status September 26, 2013 Twin Falls Times-News
... We’ve had back-to-back dry years, which typically means light fawns, but we also had a mild winter.  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... Last fall, deer hunters killed 49,656 deer, a 12 percent increase from the 2011 harvest of 44,328 deer... Tags sales were up from 132,068 in 2011 to 134,232 in 2012.... success rate for deer hunters in 2012 about 37 percent ...


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