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Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US

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MONTPELIER, Vt. - A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about getting a deer.

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In this photo taken Monday Nov. 17, 2014 veteran meat cutter Everett Gage takes a break as he looks at the row of deer he has to cut following the first weekend of the deer rifle season in Loudon, N.H. Fish and Wildlife officials suspect that interest from local food connoisseurs is helping to level off a drop in the number of hunting license holders nationally, which has been on a steady decline over the last 30 years. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) Show/Hide caption

In this photo taken Monday Nov. 17, 2014 veteran meat cutter Everett Gage takes a break as he looks at the row of deer he has to cut following the first weekend of the deer rifle season in Loudon, N.H. Fish and Wildlife officials suspect that interest from local food connoisseurs is helping to level off a drop in the number of hunting license holders nationally, which has been on a steady decline over the last 30 years. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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