Northwest Minnesota deer kill declines December 8, 2012

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Northwest Minnesota deer kill declines December 8, 2012 Grand Forks Herald
...  a reduction in antlerless permits led to fewer deer being shot during this fall’s firearms deer season   ... According to John Williams, assistant regional wildlife supervisor for the DNR in Bemidji, the total deer kill for the Northwest Region was down 8.4 percent from last year. Hunters shot 21 percent fewer antlerless deer, Williams said, but the buck harvest increased about 15 percent. ... Adjusting the number of antlerless permits ... can help keep deer numbers near goals that were set more than a decade ago.


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