Hunters bagging fewer deer after harsh winter November 7, 2017 Idaho

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Hunters bagging fewer deer after harsh winter November 7, 2017 Idaho, 6 On Your Side
... Through Nov. 2, hunters reported killing 5,605 deer, compared with 6,993 by that date last year ... We cut back a lot of does harvest to aid deer herds in bouncing back more quickly ..,

No antlerless hunts during general deer season in Southeast Region September 29, 2017 Idaho, Idaho State Journal
...  the particularly harsh winter last year, which was responsible for the below-average overwinter survival of both fawns and does in southeast Idaho. Managers felt that this warranted a reduction in doe harvest in order to help maintain population stability..,

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