Mature dating bucks
For the second consecutive year — and second year in modern history — U. For the 2015-16 hunting season, the percentage of 3½-year-old and older bucks climbed to 35 percent of the nation’s buck harvest.
This is according to the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) 2017 Whitetail Report.
The QDMA found that of the 28 whitetail states collecting data on bucks, Mississippi was once again the top state for harvesting mature bucks.
The same five states finished with some of the lowest rates of taking yearling bucks, as well.
The report says more antlered bucks were shot in 25 of 37 states (68 percent) in the 2015-16 season than the season prior.Keeping things fresh can increase relationship satisfaction and bring back those “butterflies” that we’ve all had on the first few dates, at the same time flooding the brain with feel-good dopamine Couples’ shared participation in novel and arousing activities and experienced relationship quality. Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, N. Journal of Personal and Social Psychology, 2000; 78(2): 273-84.The best part is you don’t have to look too far (or dig too deep in the wallet) to find fun and affordable date ideas.We’ve put together a list of 30 suggestions under that are guaranteed to pump up the fun and romance in your life.Get familiar with the cosmos (check out this handy guide if you’re new to astronomy) and head outdoors to see who can spot the North Star and Big Dipper first.When you get home, whip up some healthy snacks or a romantic meal for two.Cost: $ - $$$Scoping out the various for-sale goods can be the perfect way to score super cheap (and needed) clothes and home décor.There’s something refreshing about spending time outdoors and picking your own locally-sourced produce.Plus, the loot is perfect for snacking, adding to a parfait, or whipping up healthy treats together (gluten-free apple crisp, anyone? Cost: $$Instead of Instagramming, give the smartphone a break and purchase a disposable camera.For the fourth year in a row, Arkansas had the lowest rate at 7 percent.“No state wildlife agency employs regulations or encourages hunters to pass anything more than yearling bucks, yet the percentage of bucks 3½ years and older now surpasses 1½- and 2½-year-olds,” said Kip Adams, QDMA Director of Education & Outreach.