Deer harvest down by more than one-quarter November 27, 2012 Nebraska

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Deer harvest down by more than one-quarter November 27, 2012 Nebraska, Rapid City Journal
... Northeast Nebraska had the largest decline in harvest, while southwest had the least decline...  In addition to large numbers of deer lost to epizootic hemorrhagic disease, deer populations, permit sales and hunting success were impacted by a record drought and the elimination of Earn-A-Buck rules in some management units, where a doe had to be checked in before or at the same time as a buck...

Deer harvest sees decline November 28, 2012 Nebraska, Seward County Independent
During the 2012 Nebraska firearm deer hunting season, the preliminary numbers for the harvest show a 29 percent decrease from the same season last year ... Kit Hams, NGPC Big Game program manager, said ... “We’ve never had this level of a decrease in one year,” ... Hams attributes a portion of the harvest decline to the outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in white-tailed deer, which is due to this year’s drought ...


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