2008 Season Lowest in Decades

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Ben Sobieck
 
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2008 Season Lowest in Decades

Postby Ben Sobieck » Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:14 am

Source: fosters.com

After a long winter with record-setting snow packs, Maine 2008 deer harvest was the lowest in decades.

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says preliminary figures put the deer kill at 21,062, or 27 percent below the 2007 total.

Deer biologist Lee Kantar says deer yarded up on average for 140 days, compared to the normal 84 days. The result was extremely low survival rates for fawns, reflected in a 45 percent decline in the fawn harvest.

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RE: 2008 Season Lowest in Decades

Postby shooter » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:50 am

This is my 2008 Maine buck, 201 pounds, 10 points

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RE: 2008 Season Lowest in Decades

Postby Massdeer » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:09 am

Great Looking Buck!

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RE: 2008 Season Lowest in Decades

Postby DeanoZ » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:46 am

Great looking deer!  Where did ya take him?


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