Minnesota deer harvest down by a third
Department of Natural Resources area wildlife managers Tom Rusch at Tower and Rich Staffon at Cloquet said deer registrations were down an average of 38 percent and 34 percent in their work areas, respectively.
"A decline of 34 percent -- that's pretty significant," Staffon said of his work area. "We might see 10 or 15 percent some years, but that's substantial."
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