KOKOMO, Ind. - State wildlife officials have lowered the number of deer that hunters in 19 Indiana counties can take in response to waning deer populations in those counties.
The state Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the number of anterless deer hunters can bag this season had been lowered in 19 counties and increased in four counties in southern Indiana.
Counties with a quota of three or less per hunter cannot participate in the state's late antlerless hunting season, which this year runs from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4.
Wildlife biologist Chad Stewart tells the Kokomo Tribune that robust deer hunts over the past couple of years means "this pressure is no longer needed in some counties to get the deer harvest where we want it to be."
School works to honor boys, mom killed in crash
It’s been a tough first month back for Center Grove students. Two of their fellow students – Aidan and Branson Buck – were…
Woman's body found in rural Hancock County
Hancock County authorities were investigating Thursday after a woman's body was found near Jacob Schramm Nature Preserve.
Watch the Colts on Monday Night Football on RTV6
Are you ready for some football on RTV6?
Marion Co. reports first human case of West Nile
Marion County reported its first human case of West Nile Virus for 2015 this week.
Josh McNary found not guilty on all charges
Ex-Colts linebacker Josh McNary has been found not guilty on all charges in his rape trial.