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Cooperman

I have been deer hunting in the Nevis (Hubbard co.) area for about 5 years and can’t get over how small the physical size of the deer are in this area. Sometimes is hard to tell the Does from the fawns. When I see these deer I think to myself, it hardly worth shooting it for the little meat you get. I use to hunt 20 miles east, in the Walker area, and the deer were much larger. Can anyone explain what might be going on in this area. I know there is not a lot of corn in the area, like further south, is it genetics? Kind of frustrating.

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paceman

That is odd, no clue there would be much size difference anywhere in the upper Midwest........

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On 10/6/2017 at 11:33 AM, Cooperman said:

I have been deer hunting in the Nevis (Hubbard co.) area for about 5 years and can’t get over how small the physical size of the deer are in this area. Sometimes is hard to tell the Does from the fawns. When I see these deer I think to myself, it hardly worth shooting it for the little meat you get. I use to hunt 20 miles east, in the Walker area, and the deer were much larger. Can anyone explain what might be going on in this area. I know there is not a lot of corn in the area, like further south, is it genetics? Kind of frustrating.

Your just seeing the young dumb yearlings out feeding this early in the year who left mom but haven't learned fear of man yet like the old wiser ones to hide out later. The two Deer on my Avatar came out of Hubbard. Their around. ;)

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