Buck harvest up 8 percent in Bemidji area
The final firearms deer harvest in permit area 184 dropped 55 percent from a year ago while the buck harvest increased 8 percent, according to figures compiled by the DNR officials.
Although it was a significant decline Bemidji Area DNR Wildlife Supervisor Shelley Gorham wasn't surprised to see those numbers, especially considering that permit area 184, which has Bemidji at its center, switched from a managed area last year to lottery this fall.
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