DEC calculates rise in north country deer take for 2012 hunting season May 26, 2013 New York

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DEC calculates rise in north country deer take for 2012 hunting seasonMay 26, 2013 New York, WatertownDailyTimes.com
... for 2012, Northern Zone hunters shot 30,843 deer. This figure represents a 15 percent increase from the 2011 take of 26,814 deer and a slight increase for the past six-year average of 30,080 deer ... Antlerless deer include does, fawns, and bucks with antlers less than three inches in length. Hunters shot 11,406 antlerless deer ... Despite the mandated reporting, only 44.2 percent of the kills for the 2012 seasons were reported to DEC... 


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