Weather factor in drop in deer kill February 9, 2014 Ohio

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Weather factor in drop in deer killFebruary 9, 2014 Ohio, Columbus Dispatch 
... “We had two significant weather events that occurred during gun seasons,” ...  the season harvest fell to 191,459, a decline of 27,451, or about 12.5 percent, from the 218,910 deer taken in 2012-13... The decline took the total season kill to a number not reached since 2001, when hunters checked 165,124 deer. Since then, the only season in which the harvest finished below 200,000 deer was 2003, when hunters took 197,790 whitetails....

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