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Deer season: DNR restricts permits, expects killer virus EHD to hamper hunt November 15, 2012 Michigan

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Russ Mason, wildlife chief for the DNR, said hunters are being asked to report any deer who have died due to epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), a virus passed via a midge or fly. [Use the DNR online reporting system] ... The DNR has even changed restrictions this deer season due to the disease. On private land in part of southern Michigan, a hunter is only permitted to have five antlerless licenses instead of the usual 10; on public land a hunter will be permitted two of the same license as opposed to the usual four...

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