Notable Number from the 2015 Deer Harvest April 22, 2016 New York

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Notable Number from the 2015 Deer Harvest April 22, 2016 New York, DEC News
... 52,581 --- estimated number of bucks taken in 2015 that were 2.5 years old or older. Only 47% of bucks taken statewide were yearlings (52% in units without antler restrictions). Bucks don’t get older if they get shot when they’re young. Consider passing up shots on young, small-antlered bucks... 15.9 and 0.6 --- number of deer taken per square mile in the units with the highest (WMU 8N) and lowest (WMUs 5C and 5F) harvest density...


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