Friday, January 15, 2010

WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: 2009 Deer Harvest Down 5% Compared to 2008

The Division of Natural Resources says West Virginia hunters bagged fewer deer in 2009 then they did the year before.

According to figures released Thursday, hunters killed 154,524 deer during the state's multiple deer seasons. In 2008 hunters killed 163,603 deer.

Overall, hunters killed 63,590 deer during the 2009 buck season, 54,617 during the antlerless season, 27,558 during the bow season and 8,759 during muzzleloader season.

Source: Philly Burbs

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