Why no recovery in border country? April 11, 2018 Minnesota,

Minnesota Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Why no recovery in border country? April 11, 2018 Minnesota, Tower Timberjay News
... Biologists hope new study will answer why deer haven’t bounced back in northwestern St. Louis County ... Across most of northeastern Minnesota, the whitetail deer herd is rebounding. Recent mild winters have allowed the region’s deer population to recover from high mortality back in 2013 and 2014 ..,

Firearm deer season now less than a week away October 27, 2018 Minnesota, Mesabi Daily News
... officials are forecasting a deer population that is recovered from the severe winters of 2013 and 2014 in Northern St. Louis and Northern Lake Counties ...  “The last four winters have been mild to moderate, as measured by the DNR Winter Severity Index. As a result, fawn production has been excellent with twin fawns the norm in the better areas. ” ..,

... 2014, when Minnesota hunters harvested just over 139,000 deer — a number the DNR considers conservative. And it’s way down from the peak harvest of the last 20 years: in 2003, hunters took nearly 300,000 deer... As the DNR has sought to regulate the deer harvest, they have largely done so by restricting the number of antlerless deer killed by hunters...

Didn't get your deer? You've got company November 18, 2015 Minnesota, Post-Bulletin
... Bow hunters are seeing more coyotes than deer, he said. The old trails are still there, but not as many deer are walking on them   ... Nelson said he'd like to take a look at the models this winter to see if the hunter's choice permit is leading to overhunting...

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