Deer harvest takes a dip; trophy measurements offered February 11, 2016 New York

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Deer harvest takes a dip; trophy measurements offered February 11, 2016 New York, 
Buffalo News
... DEC deer statistics have harvest numbers for the past season. They’re down some 11 percent in the Southern Zone that includes Western New York and about 13 percent in the northern climes... Part of that could be attributed to weather conditions...
     Passing the buck was topic at DEC meeting February 11, 2016 New York, The Register Star
... while deer hunters may not see it this year, I wouldn’t be surprised if shortening the length of the Southern Zone firearms season isn’t on the drawing board...  a majority of hunters reporting being dissatisfied and having unmet expectations regarding the number of antlered bucks compared to antlerless deer seen ... 


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