Top outdoors stories of 2015 Deer Rebound December 29, 2015 Virginia

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Top outdoors stories of 2015 Deer Rebound December 29, 2015 Virginia, Roanoke Times
... the 2014-15 deer kill dropped more than 20 percent.  ... As of Monday, hunters had reported taking 146,076 deer, about 14,000 more than last year, an 11-percent gain. Included have been an impressive number of trophy bucks...

Warm fall means plenty of food for deer December 30, 2015 Virginia, Roanoke Times
... Deer food is growing in never before seem abundance due to historical December warmth and wetness ... The deer are in as good a shape as they possible can be given the absence of acorns this fall ...

Virginia deer hunters enjoying 39 percent harvest increase December 12, 2015 The News & Advance 
... Electronic deer harvest as of Dec. 1st for all seasons to date shows a 15-percent increase compared to the same time last year...


Bill Cochran Field Reports: Deer kill up 12 percent January 6, 2016 Virginia, The Roanoke Times 
... the tally for all seasons thus far — bow, muzzleloading, firearms — represented a 12-percent increase over the same time period last year. That translates to a 17,997 animals more than the same time last year. The total kill at this point is 167,749...

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