Record 2012 means hunters expect small drop

Hoosier hunters can expect another productive deer season this fall and winter, but state officials look for a drop in the overall deer harvest.

Hunters set a record during the 2012 season, bagging 136,248 deer — the fourth record harvest in the last five years.

Jackson County hunters bagged 2,159 deer during the 2012 seasons. That’s the most in any of the past five years.

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