Deer numbers level out across SE region November 3, 2011 Minnesota

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Deer numbers level out across SE region November 3, 2011 Minnesota, Post-Bulletin

... there are many "unofficial deer refuges" in the region where deer are safe from hunters... In some places in Houston County, owners of large tracts of woods don't allow hunting, or they only shoot mature bucks, ...Hunters are getting older. As the 65- and 70-year-olds stop hunting, fewer young hunters are taking their place ... The harvest this year should be just above 200,000, which would be about the same as last year and what the herd can sustain ...


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