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Old 02-04-2011, 03:47 PM
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Default Best whitetail deer hunting states

(**I wasn't exactly sure if this was the proper place to post this. Please feel free to move it to a more appropriate place.)

Here is a list compiled by Field & Stream showing (supposedly) the best states, in order, for liklihood of a hunter taking a deer (either sex). I was more than a little shocked to see my home state, Tennessee rated so very low . In my area of Tennessee we have so high a population, the bag limit is three deer a day for the entire season, with proper licences. 162,000 deer were harvested in Tn this season and our total population is 1,000,000 +/- Maybe Tennesseans are just bad shots??

Color me shocked!

So here you go, The Best Any-Whitetail States In America:
[1] AL (2.05 deer per hunter)
[2] GA (1.50)
[3] MS (1.49)
[4] SC (1.27)
[5] VA (0.96)
[6] LA (0.91)
[7] MD (0.90)
[8] ND (0.88)
[9] DE (0.84)
[10] WI (0.794)
[11] FL (0.792)*
[12] IL (0.786)
[13] NJ (0.784)**
[14] MO (0.75)
[15] IA (0.7322)
[16] TX (0.7318)
[17] WV (0.715)
[18] OH (0.672)
[19] MI (0.667)
[20] IN (0.58)
[21] AR (0.57)
[22] MN (0.54)
[23] NC (0.50)
[24] KS (0.49)
[25] KY (0.45)
[26] OK (0.43)
[27] PA (0.42)
[28] SD (0.41)
[29] NY (0.40)
[30] NE (0.39)
[31] TN (0.32)
[32] RI (0.31)
[33] CT (0.27)
[34] MA (0.213)
[35] NH (0.211)
[36] VT (0.19)
[37] ME (0.16)
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