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(Provided by Indiana DNR)
Indiana hunters harvested 123,664 deer during the 2015 season, according to data released today by the Indian DNR.
This is a 3 percent increase from the 120,073 deer taken during the 2014 season.
The antlered deer harvest was 10 percent higher than the 2014 harvest, while the antlerless harvest was 1 percent lower than in 2014.
The overall 2015 deer harvest ranks as the 10th highest in Indiana history. The 2015 antlerless deer harvest ranks 11th highest.
(Provided by BASS)
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Michael Iaconelli fishes Lake Conroe during a recent Toyota Texas Bass Classic. - Photo courtesy of Texas Bass Classic Foundation
HOUSTON ó The world championship of bass fishing ó the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro ó will be held in Houston for the first time in the eventís 47-year history, B.A.S.S. and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, the event hosts, revealed today.
The announcement was made during a press conference in Houstonís Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros and where 52 of the worldís best bass anglers will weigh their fish during the March 24-26, 2017, event.
"We are thrilled to bring the biggest event in bass fishing to the biggest city in the biggest state," said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. "Of the 500,000 members of B.A.S.S. worldwide, nearly 45,000 ó more than any other state ó call Texas home. Weíre glad to be able to hold the Classic near them."
"We are truly excited to further our relationship with the sport of bass fishing and the Bassmaster Classic," said Ted Ward, GEICO vice president of marketing. "This event continues to serve as a great platform to interact with their loyal fans and build brand awareness for GEICO's expanding product lines."