Louisiana deer harvest climbing after decade of decline August 27, 2014

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Louisiana deer harvest climbing after decade of decline August 27, 2014 The Times-Picayune
... Statewide harvest for the 2013-14 was estimated at 166,200 deer, up from 152,700 the previous season. The climb puts the annual harvest at similar levels to the late 1980s but still far below the 250,000-plus deer per year that hunters took in the late 1990s... estimates the statewide deer population at a minimum of 500,000 ... some habitats that are declining and some that have already declined ...


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