DEC Announces Results of Study to Guide Buck Management February 18, 2016 New York

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DEC Announces Results of Study to Guide Buck Management February 18, 2016 New York, NYDEC News
     A multi-year study to guide buck management in New York State found deer hunters prefer to harvest older bucks and that further expanding mandatory antler restrictions is not warranted at this time, Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. Instead, the state will encourage hunters to voluntarily pass up shots at younger bucks as a management method to best serve the interests of deer hunters across the state...


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