Bobcat's Tail A comeback or too much success? Historic Deer Population November 25, 2013 New Hampshire

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Bobcat's Tail A comeback or too much success? Historic Deer Population November 25, 2013 New Hampshire, Monadnock Ledger Transcript
... It’s a challenge to hunt deer in New Hampshire. Just ask hunters. The statewide success rate is 10.8 percent... , it was a lot harder in the 1800s and early 1900s, when whitetails were virtually wiped out from generations of unregulated harvest and market hunting.  When William W. Hayward published the “History of Hancock” in 1889, he wrote, “The last [deer] shot in town was killed by Isaac Fitch in 1818, near Antrim line.” ...

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