(12/11/2016)
The WVDNR says the number of bucks killed during West Virginia's recent firearm deer season fell 25 percent compared to the 2015 period.

Calhoun hunter's checked 703 bucks, compared with 1,063 in 2015.

DNR says nearly 46,000 bucks were killed during the two-week season that ended Saturday.

DNR wildlife resources chief Paul Johansen says high winds limited deer activity during part of the season, while others say the number of hunters if decling. Buck kills dropped in every DNR district.

Preston County had the most buck kills, followed by Randolph, Jackson and Greenbrier counties. Calhoun Deer Kill

2013 - 770

2013 - 1164

2014 - 504

2015 -1063

2016 - 703


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