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October 20, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Controlled deer hunt on Blennerhassett Island
(2007-08-21)
(WOUB) - A controlled deer hunt is scheduled
for later this year on Blennerhassett Island.
Wildlife biologists with the Division of Natural Resources have
been monitoring the deer on the island for many years and have
determined the numbers should be reduced.
The hunt, scheduled for November First through November Third,
will be the third of its kind on the island. The previous hunts
were held in 2001 and 2002.
Hunting will be by permit only and applications must be
postmarked no later than August 31st to be eligible.
All hunting will be conducted from elevated tree stands provided
by the hunter. Muzzleloading rifles, shot guns with slots and bows
will be permitted.
For more information about the hunt, visit the DNR Web site at
w-w-w-dot-w-v-d-n-r-dot-gov. (www.wvdnr.gov.)
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