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Warm weather made it tougher to bag a deer this season

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Warmer weather over the deer hunting firearms season made it easier for hunters to stay in their stands longer, but might have been why some hunters had bad luck.

"Whenever the weather is warm, deer, especially does, just plain don't walk around," said DNR Area Wildlife Manager Earl Johnson.

Does have their winter coats already and Johnson said it isn't likely that the deer would be walking around in 50-degree weather with a heavy coat.

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