Urban Archery Not Much Doing

Urban archery allows licensed sportsmen to take deer by bow in January in 50 designated N.C. communities, but it isn’t making a dent.

Deer are everywhere, like at front door of CSN editor’s home. Urban archery isn’t much help. PHOTO BY SUSAN KELLY

Statewide figures for urban archery showed 133 deer were taken in 2017, down from 144 the previous year. In Chapel Hill the number dropped to 4 from 12.Wake Forest reported one deer taken.

Season is Jan. 13-Feb. 12, 2018.