Deer hunters shouldn't expect another record harvest September 17, 2013 Indiana

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Deer hunters shouldn't expect another record harvest September 17, 2013 Indiana, WANE
...Hoosier deer hunters in 2012 harvested 136,248 deer... hunters in 2012 harvested a record number of does. As a result, reproduction was likely down this year compared to previous years.  Stewart emphasized that reducing the deer population to a more balanced level has been the DNR’s goal in recent years...

2013 deer harvest may not exceed 2012 numbers September 20, 2013 Indiana, Greensburg Daily News
... The main reason Stewart thinks a dip in the harvest might happen is because hunters in 2012 harvested a record number of does... Stewart emphasized that reducing the deer population to a more balanced level has been the DNR’s goal in recent years...


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