Hunters on pace for big harvest May 6, 2014 Tennessee

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Hunters on pace for big harvest May 6, 2014 Tennessee, 
... Scott County’s whitetail deer harvest has come a considerable distance since the 1950s, when hunting seasons were re-opened as the once-threatened animal began to multiply. In 1957, the first year state wildlife officials recorded a harvest in Scott County, hunters killed 12 deer. That number topped 100 for the first time in 1973, surging to 165 from 94 in 1972, and topped 200 in 1979, when 216 deer were harvested...

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