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Wisconsin: Economy affects hunters, hunters affect economy

Monday, November 16, 2009

A nearly $1 billion industry in Wisconsin, deer hunting has a long economic and cultural history here. How the national recession will impact that tradition is yet to be seen, with other factors including shifting regulations, trends in the deer herd, different philosophies on the cost of hunting and the impact of weather likely playing a role in the number of hunters who decide to head into the woods later this month.

Read Original at: The Wausau Daily Herald (Wis.)

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