Deer numbers in for Massachusetts February 7, 2016

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Deer numbers in for Massachusetts February 7, 2016 Lowell Sun
... The Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife is reporting a statewide harvest of 10,042 deer for the 2015 season... The Quabbin hunt was not included in the statistics ... 
     A look at why deer harvest was down in 2015 February 6, 2016 Massachusetts, South Coast Today 
... This year’s total supports the continuing trend toward lower harvests in recent years ... In its report, MassWildlife attributes the above average temperatures ... Hunters I’ve spoken to, in addition to my own experience this past year, paint a somewhat different picture of why the deer harvest is low, the theory being is that the deer numbers were just plain down in most areas this past season...

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