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Old 11-14-2006, 08:22 PM
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best state or providence
What is the best state or providence for deer hunting.
In terms of size, population, most record book deer, ect.


I'm going to start it off and say texas.
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Old 11-14-2006, 08:26 PM
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saskatchawan (sp) or illinois or maybe oklahoma
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Old 11-14-2006, 09:40 PM
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Wisconsin
No 1 in Typical Deer Record
No 4 in Non Typical Record
http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=529604

Wisconsin ranks number one among states for single year harvest (618,275 in 2000) and also is number one among states for deer harvest over the past decade

http://www2.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/news/DNRNews_Lookup.asp?id=38
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Old 11-14-2006, 09:43 PM
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I would say Iowa, Kansas, Illinois all are pretty equal.
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Old 11-14-2006, 11:23 PM
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Saskatchewan and Alberta are pretty much a dead heat forwhitetails. Both places have healthy populations, 300 lbs bucks on the hoof are common and continuely place deer in B&C.
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Old 11-14-2006, 11:44 PM
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Not really sure what a providencethe provinces ofalberta and saskatchewan both produce huge whitetails


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Old 11-15-2006, 12:24 AM
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Here in Tennessee, the deer grow pretty small, even though they have lots of food.

I would say big deer can easily be found in Mississsippi and Arkansas.
Kentucky is good too.
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Old 11-15-2006, 05:05 AM
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I thinik it doesn't matter what state you hunt in, every state has big deer. You just have to look for them.
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Old 11-15-2006, 09:57 AM
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The farther north you go, the bigger bodied the deer will be. It has to do with coping with the cooler climates. Even though the deer are bigger bodied, it doesn't neccesarily translate to larger headgear. As far as all around deer, with a look to record class bucks, Illinois is pretty hard to beat.


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Old 11-15-2006, 10:01 AM
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I'd say where-ever you get to hunt and be outside is the best. Every state brings something to the table. But I'll play along:

Season duration: SC - Aug 15-Jan1

#'s (bucks, with relationship to buck:doe) - TX

Size of Antlers - Big debate, somewhere in the corn belt - IA IL OH KS
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