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updated 12:29 PM UTC, Aug 24, 2019

Deer Hunters Successful On Opening Weekend

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports hunters took 13 percent more deer on the season's opening weekend than they did in 2017. 

The nine-day gun hunt started Saturday and hunters harvested a total of 118-thousand-670 deer.  The numbers are up, even though the number of hunters was off by more than 40-thousand this time.  D-N-R officials say snow cover help push deer harvest numbers higher.  Two hunters were shot, but they survived.


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