Deer hunting season could be a good one for area November 11, 2020 West Virginia

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Deer hunting season could be a good one for area November 11, 2020 West Virginia, The Winchester Star
... “The harvest was up a tiny bit last year from the year before, and it should be about the same again this year,” said Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources district biologist Fred Frenzel. “The acorn crop, it’s one of those years where it’s kind of spotty. The white oaks are not doing well in most places, but the red oak group, on the average ..,

Antlerless season should extend opportunities for discouraged deer hunters December 6, 2020 West Virginia, The Herald-Dispatch
... Weather during the buck season’s first three days usually determines the number of deer that get killed. This year’s opening-day weather looked good in the state’s lower elevations, but up high it wasn’t good at all..,

... the total harvest of 38,776 was the second-lowest in recent history and 10% under the average for the last five years... Hunters bagged just 36,472 whitetails in 2019, 18% fewer than in 2018 and 22% fewer than the five-year average. It was the lowest buck harvest in more than 30 years..,

... hunters in the Mountain State harvested 106,861 white-tailed deer during the 2020-2021 fall and winter seasons.  The harvest was 7.5% higher than the 2019 harvest of 99,437 deer and 6% below the five-year average of 113,444... a complete breakdown of harvest data ..,

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