Deer hunters on rise according to new numbers February 27, 2013 Indiana

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Deer hunters on rise according to new numbers February 27, 2013 Indiana, The Herald Bulletin
“Despite the record harvest, trends within the harvest data showed that deer numbers were down this year,” biologist Chad Stewart said. “The number of antlered deer in the harvest was at its lowest point since 2000, an indicator of a reduced deer herd ... " ... Crossbow hunters took 8,452 deer, or 6 percent of the overall total.  Hunters using archery equipment tagged more deer in 2012 (27,580) than they did in 2011 (26,715) or 2010 (27,186)...

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