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2016 Wisconsin deer harvest summary

Final gun deer season harvest numbers are posted, click on the tab below to see the preliminary harvest totals.

View the 2016 post 9-day news release. [PDF]

Archery and Crossbow season totals will continue to be updated weekly.

Total deer hunting license sales through end of gun deer season
2016 2015
Bow/XBow
(excluding upgrades)
Gun Bow/XBow
(excluding upgrades)
Gun
286,578 598,867 286,301 612,377
buck

Click on the season in the blue box below to see preliminary deer harvest totals by zone, county and type of deer harvested.


Archery season summary
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  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 105 93 198
BARRON 462 249 711
BROWN 273 179 452
BUFFALO 794 504 1,298
CALUMET 124 96 220
CHIPPEWA 517 163 680
CLARK 294 279 573
DOOR 233 203 436
DUNN 525 417 942
EAU CLAIRE 229 205 434
FOND DU LAC 397 298 695
GREEN LAKE 351 240 591
JACKSON 401 264 665
JUNEAU 217 140 357
KEWAUNEE 208 168 376
LA CROSSE 301 175 476
MANITOWOC 372 252 624
MARATHON 851 630 1,481
MARINETTE 212 267 479
MARQUETTE 485 416 901
MONROE 478 383 861
OCONTO 444 291 735
OUTAGAMIE 392 324 716
PEPIN 177 155 332
PIERCE 350 277 627
POLK 608 501 1,109
PORTAGE 441 307 748
SHAWANO 847 785 1,632
SHEBOYGAN 292 222 514
ST CROIX 376 326 702
TREMPEALEAU 656 395 1,051
WAUPACA 983 916 1,899
WAUSHARA 491 319 810
WINNEBAGO 251 160 411
WOOD 272 234 506
Central Forest ADAMS 321 155 476
CLARK 309 97 406
EAU CLAIRE 83 39 122
JACKSON 156 7 163
JUNEAU 164 35 199
MONROE 68 13 81
WOOD 164 8 172
Northern Forest ASHLAND 117 6 123
BAYFIELD 229 8 237
BURNETT 313 205 518
DOUGLAS 291 23 314
FLORENCE 107 12 119
FOREST 92 2 94
IRON 39 2 41
LANGLADE 255 69 324
LINCOLN 299 65 364
MARINETTE 328 58 386
OCONTO 129 20 149
ONEIDA 166 14 180
PRICE 285 75 360
RUSK 379 83 462
SAWYER 294 2 296
TAYLOR 429 153 582
VILAS 94 12 106
WASHBURN 239 181 420
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 569 294 863
CRAWFORD 368 171 539
DANE 478 315 793
DODGE 459 280 739
GRANT 557 338 895
GREEN 231 130 361
IOWA 470 315 785
JEFFERSON 268 176 444
KENOSHA 54 40 94
LA CROSSE 55 56 111
LAFAYETTE 191 129 320
MILWAUKEE 20 26 46
OZAUKEE 150 101 251
RACINE 75 32 107
RICHLAND 536 322 858
ROCK 244 154 398
SAUK 649 489 1,138
VERNON 626 334 960
WALWORTH 153 95 248
WASHINGTON 359 264 623
WAUKESHA 347 256 603
Unknown MONROE 1 36 36
Total (ALL) 26,619 16,530 43,149
Crossbow season summary
  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless Unknown
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 88 89 . 177
BARRON 372 162 . 534
BROWN 234 171 . 405
BUFFALO 409 299 . 708
CALUMET 126 69 . 195
CHIPPEWA 438 134 . 572
CLARK 260 257 . 517
DOOR 272 260 . 532
DUNN 377 282 . 659
EAU CLAIRE 207 178 . 385
FOND DU LAC 315 201 . 516
GREEN LAKE 242 180 . 422
JACKSON 265 173 . 438
JUNEAU 114 111 . 225
KEWAUNEE 223 210 . 433
LA CROSSE 178 115 . 293
MANITOWOC 322 259 . 581
MARATHON 895 672 . 1,567
MARINETTE 288 320 . 608
MARQUETTE 420 305 . 725
MONROE 323 216 . 539
OCONTO 481 395 . 876
OUTAGAMIE 332 233 . 565
PEPIN 141 119 . 260
PIERCE 228 180 . 408
POLK 444 361 . 805
PORTAGE 407 277 . 684
SHAWANO 713 606 1 1,320
SHEBOYGAN 193 164 . 357
ST CROIX 230 122 . 352
TREMPEALEAU 393 213 . 606
WAUPACA 752 697 . 1,449
WAUSHARA 456 317 . 773
WINNEBAGO 199 119 . 318
WOOD 259 231 . 490
Central Forest ADAMS 336 179 . 515
CLARK 274 118 . 392
EAU CLAIRE 98 37 . 135
JACKSON 133 7 . 140
JUNEAU 147 33 . 180
MONROE 71 9 . 80
WOOD 135 16 . 151
Northern Forest ASHLAND 187 6 . 193
BAYFIELD 296 19 . 315
BURNETT 265 141 . 406
DOUGLAS 393 34 . 427
FLORENCE 147 4 . 151
FOREST 107 4 . 111
IRON 43 5 . 48
LANGLADE 357 93 . 450
LINCOLN 382 92 . 474
MARINETTE 511 95 . 606
OCONTO 144 40 . 184
ONEIDA 259 21 . 280
PRICE 408 99 . 507
RUSK 430 93 . 523
SAWYER 278 4 . 282
TAYLOR 543 272 . 815
VILAS 154 18 . 172
WASHBURN 260 214 . 474
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 424 191 . 615
CRAWFORD 181 116 . 297
DANE 252 148 . 400
DODGE 293 168 . 461
GRANT 284 145 . 429
GREEN 110 70 . 180
IOWA 235 135 . 370
JEFFERSON 164 127 . 291
KENOSHA 32 16 . 48
LA CROSSE 32 26 . 58
LAFAYETTE 107 64 . 171
MILWAUKEE 16 32 . 48
OZAUKEE 95 70 . 165
RACINE 53 26 . 79
RICHLAND 295 174 . 469
ROCK 132 77 . 209
SAUK 375 234 . 609
VERNON 269 199 . 468
WALWORTH 93 56 . 149
WASHINGTON 183 136 . 319
WAUKESHA 214 105 . 319
Unknown ADAMS . 1 . 1
MONROE 2 5 . 7
OCONTO 1 . . 1
Total (ALL) 21,796 12,671 1 34,468
Youth hunt summary
Deer harvest totals during the Youth Hunt include deer harvested by disabled hunters, during the last two days of the gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities. Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 15 18 33
BARRON 99 90 189
BROWN 51 45 96
BUFFALO 114 130 244
CALUMET 18 33 51
CHIPPEWA 92 89 181
CLARK 78 105 183
DOOR 66 52 118
DUNN 101 119 220
EAU CLAIRE 34 56 90
FOND DU LAC 56 67 123
GREEN LAKE 54 58 112
JACKSON 70 90 160
JUNEAU 29 45 74
KEWAUNEE 47 53 100
LA CROSSE 35 44 79
MANITOWOC 48 73 121
MARATHON 167 244 411
MARINETTE 48 74 122
MARQUETTE 64 79 143
MONROE 63 104 167
OCONTO 82 97 179
OUTAGAMIE 64 80 144
PEPIN 26 37 63
PIERCE 43 71 114
POLK 101 131 232
PORTAGE 86 105 191
SHAWANO 161 210 371
SHEBOYGAN 30 30 60
ST CROIX 56 66 122
TAYLOR . 1 1
TREMPEALEAU 103 132 235
WAUPACA 169 245 414
WAUSHARA 70 83 153
WINNEBAGO 32 23 55
WOOD 60 87 147
Central Forest ADAMS 26 46 72
CLARK 53 60 113
EAU CLAIRE 8 13 21
JACKSON 11 6 17
JUNEAU 12 20 32
MONROE 13 6 19
WOOD 15 24 39
Northern Forest ASHLAND 31 2 33
BAYFIELD 34 27 61
BURNETT 36 74 110
DOUGLAS 29 52 81
FLORENCE 26 35 61
FOREST 16 . 16
IRON 6 8 14
LANGLADE 36 63 99
LINCOLN 50 53 103
MARINETTE 51 70 121
OCONTO 10 19 29
ONEIDA 37 37 74
PRICE 59 66 125
RUSK 79 103 182
SAWYER 36 . 36
TAYLOR 121 133 254
VILAS 16 36 52
WASHBURN 25 53 78
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 69 49 118
CRAWFORD 26 44 70
DANE 30 29 59
DODGE 51 44 95
GRANT 66 103 169
GREEN 13 22 35
IOWA 57 59 116
JEFFERSON 21 35 56
KENOSHA 2 3 5
LA CROSSE 3 4 7
LAFAYETTE 23 41 64
OZAUKEE 12 13 25
RACINE 2 9 11
RICHLAND 65 87 152
ROCK 18 30 48
SAUK 79 92 171
VERNON 62 83 145
WALWORTH 9 12 21
WASHINGTON 29 35 64
WAUKESHA 14 14 28
Total (ALL) 3,919 4,880 8,799
Gun Deer Season Summary

The following data is preliminary for the 9-day gun deer season in 2015 & 2016.

Season 9-Day
  YEAR
2015 2016
Deer Type Total (ALL) Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless Antlered Antlerless
Kill Kill Kill Kill Kill Kill
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 342 662 1,004 394 722 1,116
BARRON 1,676 2,757 4,433 1,732 1,435 3,167
BROWN 665 727 1,392 690 669 1,359
BUFFALO 1,711 3,033 4,744 1,622 2,696 4,318
CALUMET 386 522 908 358 492 850
CHIPPEWA 1,387 2,318 3,705 1,524 820 2,344
CLARK 1,212 2,033 3,245 1,364 2,008 3,372
DOOR 1,351 1,320 2,671 1,231 1,514 2,745
DUNN 1,980 3,254 5,234 1,998 3,026 5,024
EAU CLAIRE 690 1,001 1,691 770 1,088 1,858
FOND DU LAC 1,155 1,568 2,723 1,098 1,348 2,446
GREEN LAKE 1,264 1,408 2,672 1,132 1,447 2,579
JACKSON 1,214 1,719 2,933 1,302 1,433 2,735
JUNEAU 765 1,120 1,885 787 1,052 1,839
KEWAUNEE 976 1,088 2,064 886 1,324 2,210
LA CROSSE 1,129 1,561 2,690 1,016 1,320 2,336
MANITOWOC 1,212 1,501 2,713 1,070 1,600 2,670
MARATHON 3,142 4,686 7,828 3,365 4,298 7,663
MARINETTE 1,013 1,084 2,097 1,240 1,184 2,424
MARQUETTE 1,709 2,253 3,962 1,680 2,235 3,915
MCCoy 205 284 489 217 36 253
MONROE 1,839 2,463 4,302 1,754 2,356 4,110
OCONTO 1,431 1,811 3,242 1,726 1,716 3,442
OUTAGAMIE 1,179 1,412 2,591 1,055 1,136 2,191
PEPIN 682 1,131 1,813 623 1,102 1,725
PIERCE 1,189 2,107 3,296 1,132 1,756 2,888
POLK 2,168 3,818 5,986 2,494 3,797 6,291
PORTAGE 1,788 2,512 4,300 1,853 2,161 4,014
ST. CROIX 944 1,499 2,443 989 1,398 2,387
SHAWANO 2,990 3,462 6,452 2,849 3,852 6,701
SHEBOYGAN 769 1,279 2,048 790 1,077 1,867
TREMPEALEAU 1,935 2,869 4,804 1,831 2,479 4,310
WAUPACA 3,039 3,822 6,861 3,095 4,233 7,328
WAUSHARA 1,529 1,984 3,513 1,574 1,808 3,382
WINNEBAGO 578 679 1,257 570 556 1,126
WOOD 932 1,389 2,321 1,060 1,296 2,356
UNKNOWN . . . 1 142 143
ZONE
SUB-TOTAL
48,176 68,136 116,312 48,872 62,612 111,484
Central Forest County
ADAMS 1,201 1,277 2,478 1,268 1,133 2,401
CLARK 1,319 662 1,981 1,344 833 2,177
EAU CLAIRE 397 234 631 346 323 669
JACKSON 589 129 718 597 90 687
JUNEAU 678 353 1,031 698 346 1,044
MONROE 351 96 447 234 66 300
WOOD 631 238 869 580 152 732
ZONE
SUB-TOTAL
5,166 2,989 8,155 5,067 2,943 8,010
Northern Forest County
ASHLAND 405 83 488 671 9 680
Apostle Islands . 1 1 14 . 14
Bad River 35 11 46 57 . 57
Madeline Island 45 7 52 29 23 52
BAYFIELD 1,344 241 1,585 2,009 268 2,277
BURNETT 1,446 655 2,101 1,740 1,350 3,090
DOUGLAS 1,254 341 1,595 1,930 336 2,266
FLORENCE 615 159 774 820 170 990
FOREST 614 153 767 840 19 859
IRON 188 35 223 299 36 335
Lac Corte Oreilles 6 1 7 15 . 15
Lac du Flambeau 3 2 5 9 3 12
LANGLADE 1,027 251 1,278 1,329 567 1,896
LINCOLN 950 470 1,420 1,311 483 1,794
MARINETTE 1,808 586 2,394 1,936 519 2,455
MENOMINEE 1 . 1 . 1 1
OCONTO 700 254 954 537 197 734
ONEIDA 977 284 1,261 1,332 255 1,587
PRICE 956 232 1,188 1,421 552 1,973
Red Cliff 2 . 2 1 1 2
RUSK 1,282 700 1,982 1,704 724 2,428
SAWYER 929 186 1,115 1,358 16 1,374
TAYLOR 1,522 1,246 2,768 1,689 1,338 3,027
VILAS 677 214 891 855 164 1,019
WASHBURN 1,262 1,284 2,546 1,539 1,924 3,463
ZONE
SUB-TOTAL
18,048 7,396 25,444 23,445 8,955 32,400
Southern Farmland County
COLUMBIA 1,855 2,082 3,937 1,949 1,703 3,652
CRAWFORD 1,569 2,271 3,840 1,375 2,042 3,417
DANE 1,162 1,423 2,585 1,145 1,391 2,536
DODGE 1,265 1,863 3,128 1,263 1,648 2,911
GRANT 2,330 2,945 5,275 2,302 2,818 5,120
GREEN 680 963 1,643 783 950 1,733
IOWA 1,702 1,833 3,535 1,686 1,617 3,303
JEFFERSON 649 988 1,637 679 964 1,643
KENOSHA 95 80 175 90 82 172
LAFAYETTE 775 1,075 1,850 780 1,004 1,784
MILWAUKEE 7 1 8 . 2 2
OZAUKEE 219 314 533 229 287 516
RACINE 164 147 311 125 125 250
RICHLAND 2,063 2,232 4,295 1,909 2,004 3,913
ROCK 546 723 1,269 459 589 1,048
SAUK 2,446 2,856 5,302 2,223 2,600 4,823
VERNON 2,410 3,385 5,795 2,212 3,072 5,284
WALWORTH 317 383 700 334 321 655
WASHINGTON 601 915 1,516 611 791 1,402
WAUKESHA 365 447 812 354 373 727
ZONE
SUB-TOTAL
21,220 26,926 48,146 20,508 24,383 44,891
Statewide Total 92,610 105,447 198,057 97,892 98,893 196,785

Past deer season harvest reports

2015 deer harvest reports
Historic deer harvest reports
Last revised: Tuesday November 29 2016
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