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Deer harvest on track with DNR expectation

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Minnesota deer hunters have harvested about 96,000 deer since the firearms season opened last Saturday.

This number is consistent with expectations from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which predicted the harvest would be down from last year as a result of a slightly smaller deer herd and fewer opportunities for hunters to take a deer of either sex.


The statewide antlerless harvest is down 14 percent from last year and the buck harvest down 2 percent.

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