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deer_slayer22 10-03-2005 12:36 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
In my state that happens very often! there is atleast 2 wrecks a day that involve a deer. i haven't heard of anyone in my surrounding area dieing from a car wreck because of a deer though!

ryncam16 10-03-2005 05:43 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
i dont think there is even 15,00 deer in vermont lol

webejonesin2 10-03-2005 07:43 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
they all (FOA) need something to harrass all of us about.

bowhntr44 10-03-2005 08:32 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
down in alabama where i am originally from there are always deer laying on the side of the road. i have hit 6 in my driving lifetime there.

YEXAS STYLIN 10-03-2005 08:43 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
I don't know about stat's, but My dad went hunting this evening and I called him when he was on the way home. I asked if he got anything and he said no. Then all of a sudden, he was yelling and cussing like crazy, not something that he usually does. I started freaking out thinking he just flipped the truck or something. Then he says, "I just got one" he hit one on the way home! The deer somehow made it away but messed up the side of the truck like crazy he said, making noises when he turns and everything. Deer can do a lot of damage to cars, be carefull ya'll.

tj_cubin 10-03-2005 11:10 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
i have hit three with my jeep, only killed one fawn that i hit right with the tire. the other two ran away. All i have to show for it is where a fawn elft a dent baout the size of his/her head above my front tire. the jeep has taken three deer in stride, hope thats the last of them.[X(]

AJ52 10-03-2005 11:22 PM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
The increase in Deer vs Auto collisions starts the day farmers start cutting crops(Sept,Oct). Cut down a deers primary food and bedding source and they start moving. Not Diddleee Squat to do with hunting! Same thing happens in Spring when farmers move into fields to plant - not as bad as Fall - but it happens none the less.

Some of these stats are pure Cow Dung to make it appear as though hunters are the primary cause of property damage and human fatalitys.
How About - Early season Dove,Squirrel,Duck hunting - also displace deer long before any gun season starts with exception of Bow.

Maybe a smart attny will file a class action suit someday asking for millions in damages from all the liciensed hunters - Give me a Break!

Striper Phil 10-04-2005 04:08 AM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
In Connecticut their are 15000 to 16000 deer killed a year, 3000 are by cars.thats 20%!!!

buck knife 10-04-2005 09:10 AM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 
Looks like around 45,000 hit by cars yearly in Wisconsin. Check out this site.

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/...er/cardeer.htm

here is a part of the article.

Deer-Vehicle crashes continue to be a major concern for Wisconsin motorists. Annually, approximately 45,000 deer are salvaged with permits or removed from roadways by DNR contractors. The majority of deer-vehicle collisions occur during the months of October and November when deer are most active during the breeding phase. Many collisions also occur during May and June during spring fawning, when yearling deer are seeking out new home ranges.

Rebel Hog 10-04-2005 09:49 AM

RE: WOW! Deer & car crashes
 

ORIGINAL: buck knife

Looks like around 45,000 hit by cars yearly in Wisconsin. Check out this site.

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/hunt/deer/cardeer.htm

here is a part of the article.

Deer-Vehicle crashes continue to be a major concern for Wisconsin motorists. Annually, approximately 45,000 deer are salvaged with permits or removed from roadways by DNR contractors. The majority of deer-vehicle collisions occur during the months of October and November when deer are most active during the breeding phase. Many collisions also occur during May and June during spring fawning, when yearling deer are seeking out new home ranges.

Thanks Buck! Looks like I mentioned the wrong state.;)


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