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Posted January 25, 2017 at 9:23 am

Hunters log another top-five deer season

It’s often said these are the good old days for deer hunting in Kentucky, but for those of a certain age, or new to hunting, it’s all they have ever known.

The world was tip-toeing into a new millennium the last time Kentucky’s deer harvest did not break 100,000 for a season. The 2016-17 season cleared that mark and surpassed 130,000 for the fifth consecutive season.

Hunters combined to take more than 139,000 deer<> before the book closed Jan. 16 on one of the three best seasons on record<> in Kentucky. The only seasons with higher harvest totals were the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons.

“We’ve been harvesting a

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    Deer harvest

    Posted November 16, 2016 at 9:14 am

    Kristen Branham harvested this six point buck with her 243 rifle during modern gun season.

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