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DNR: Hunted Deer Down 4 Percent

Last updated on Monday, March 19, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS) - The number of deer killed by hunters in Indiana was down nearly 4 percent in 2011.

129,018 deer were bagged by hunters, which is still the fourth-best on record.

DNR fish and wildlife officials say the harvest was over 5,000 deer above the 10-year average. They also say 64 counties registered totals that were higher than their 10-year annual average.

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