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May 3, 2012
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Deer tag quotas may be increased

The Nevada Department of Wildlife will make recommendations for some healthy increases in tag quotas for many big game species at the upcoming Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission Meeting May 11 and 12 in Reno. Growth in most big game populations and elevated male ratios have provided a biologically safe opportunity for a significant increase in hunting, most notably in mule deer, without jeopardizing herd health.

"We have great news on the big game front," said Tony Wasley, NDOW big game biologist. "The department just recently published our quota recommendations for our 2012 seasons. We are recommending a significant increase …

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The Record Courier Updated May 3, 2012 08:53PM Published May 3, 2012 08:52PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.