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Deer Population Low

Deer Population Low

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A D-N-R expert predicts a “very significant” drop in Minnesota’s deer harvest in 2014 under new regulations that aim to rebuild the deer herd after two tough winters. The agency’s Steve Merchant says there likely won’t be just a gradual decline in the deer harvest as in the past:

 


Hunters will only be able to take one deer during the 2014 season in 95 percent of Minnesota and 14 areas, mainly in northeastern Minnesota, will be bucks-only.

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