The hunt is here, deer population history November 1, 2012 Minnesota

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The hunt is here, deer population history November 1, 2012 Minnesota, Brainerd Daily Dispatch
...  too many deer were taken during the 1960s, forcing the closure of the deer season in 1971 and a rebuilding of the deer herd through the 1970s ...  The highest deer harvest occurred in 2003 when 270,000 deer were taken ... Today, the DNR manages the deer population based on goals established with public input...

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