Deer season wrap-up: Harvest rate same, but deer ages are up December 12, 2012 Michigan

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Deer season wrap-up: Harvest rate same, but deer ages are up December 12, 2012 Michigan, Petoskey News-Review
... "We seem to be checking older deer rather than yearlings this year," said [deer biologist Ashley Autenrieth]. "We can directly attribute a lot of that to three mild winters." Those mild winters have allowed more deer to survive, and those deer showed up all fall on hunters' trail cameras, through pre-season and during bow season...


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