Deer seasons on agenda, shortened seasons coming February 3, 2013 Louisiana

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Deer seasons on agenda, shortened seasons comingFebruary 3, 2013 Louisiana,
 Wildlife and Fisheries’ Wildlife Division chief Kenny Ribbeck ...said he was certain that there will be a continued shortened season in portions of State Deer Area 6 ... These abbreviated seasons will take in parts of seven parishes surrounding Lake Maurepas and will mimic the biologists recommended shortened seasons approved by the commission last October in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.  LDWF teams estimated as much as 90-percent fawn mortality in this area after the storm pushed then held, flood waters over low-lying lands around Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas...

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