Heavy snow, cold contribute to slow start for firearm deer season in Kalamazoo area November 20, 2014 Michigan

Michigan Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... harvest rates recorded at deer check stations across the region in the first few days of firearm season were down significantly from previous years as Southwest Michigan's deer herd recovers from disease outbreaks that decimated the population in 2012... "In the U.P., before firearm season opened, deer were already migrating into warmer micro-climates ...

Heavy snow, below average temperatures and a smaller herd of bucks are keeping hunters out of the woods. - November 20, 2014

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