The PGC has release the 2004 Deer Harvest Estimates:
GAME COMMISSION RELEASES 2004-2005 DEER HARVEST ESTIMATES
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth’s deer harvest estimates declined about 12 percent over the past year, down from an estimated 464,890 in 2003-04 to an estimated 409,320 in 2004-05, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission figures released today. Historically, this year’s deer harvest estimate is the sixth highest since 1986, when the agency began calculating deer harvest results.
The 2004-05 antlered deer harvest was 124,410 and the antlerless deer harvest was 284,910, compared to 142,270 for antlered deer and 322,620 for antlerless deer the previous year.
Key word: Estimates.
OTC knows about estimates.