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Mixed bag expected for local hunting seasons

As deer season opens next week, Game Warden Chris Teter feels that hunting opportunities are likely to be a mixed bag this year in local hunt areas.


Mule deer numbers are good in most of the county, says Teter, and hunters who have access to private land should have luck. The white-tailed deer population has also been productive and remains high.

“Doe/fawn license numbers have been kept at a liberal level and there are currently over 2100 leftover licenses available for the hunt areas north of I-90,” he says.

“Hunters should note that doe/fawn deer licenses in hunt areas 1-4 are...

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