A decade of deer: A total of 250 deer have been harvested in special archery hunts within city limits

A decade of deer: A total of 250 deer have been harvested in special archery hunts within city limits, Bemiji Pioneer, Jan 25, 2017During the 2016 Special Archery Deer Hunt, held from Sept. 19 to Dec. 31, a total of 21 white-tailed deer were harvested from the Ward 5 area and 13 from the airport area. “We had a long nice fall, so I think some of the hunters were out more than they may have been had we had snow and cold weather earlier,” Hanson said. “The last two winters previously were very mild so there was just that many more births that contributed to that population.”