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Gun season for deer starts next Tuesday November 10, 2011 Michigan, Port Huron Times Herald
... about 600,000 hunters will hunt with a firearm this fall. They'll be pursuing a herd of 1.7 million animals, said Brent Rudolph, deer and elk program leader for the DNR... the numbers we track are the huntable population," he said. "All those deer packed into subdivisions and such are on top of those." ... In 2010, according to the DNR, about 650,500 people hunted deer, a decrease of 4% from 2009.... Hunters took about 418,000 deer statewide in 2010 ... Deer numbers in southern Michigan have remained steady at about 840,000 ...
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