Will deer hunting survive in UP May 6, 2015 Michigan

Michigan Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Will deer hunting survive in UP May 6, 2015 Michigan, threeriversnews.com 
... Last season’s deer kill across the UP was down by 40 percent, the lowest in 30 years ... Canceling deer hunting in the UP would be near sacrilege in Michigan, and probably won’t happen...

Ways to bolster U.P. deer numbers up for discussion May 7, 2015 Michigan, Detroit Free Press 
... A Department of Natural Resources memo lists six options, including canceling this year's U.P. deer season. Spokesman Ed Golder says it's doubtful the commission will go that far...

Michigan panel decides not to halt UP deer hunt May 7, 2015 Michigan, Detroit Free Press
... A Natural Resources Commission policy committee voted Thursday to recommend that the full commission either take no action or eliminate antlerless deer hunting during bow season...

Should There Really Be Deer There? May 8, 2015 Michigan, Antler Geeks
... the U.P. deer herd. It’s in bad shape. A series of rough winters has seriously knocked back the herd and when combined with predation from coyotes, bears and, yes, wolves, things are dire... While it is easy to blame wolves for the decline in deer numbers, doing so tells a false tale. Wolves existed in the region when I hunted there ... the timber boom hit ... and whitetail numbers exploded...



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