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2016 Wisconsin deer harvest summary

View the 2016 post 9-day news release.

Archery, crossbow, youth, muzzleloader and antlerless-only season summaries were last updated on February 7, 2017.

Total deer hunting license sales through end of gun deer season
2016 2015
Bow/XBow
(excluding upgrades & Patrons)
Gun Bow/XBow
(excluding upgrades & Patrons)
Gun
235,225 598,867 237,401 612,377
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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The following data is preliminary for the archery deer season in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 110 115 225
BARRON 476 267 743
BROWN 304 260 564
BUFFALO 817 633 1,450
CALUMET 133 108 241
CHIPPEWA 545 199 744
CLARK 303 329 632
DOOR 261 277 538
DUNN 544 502 1,046
EAU CLAIRE 250 284 534
FOND DU LAC 423 379 802
GREEN LAKE 365 284 649
JACKSON 408 312 720
JUNEAU 224 154 378
KEWAUNEE 225 237 462
LA CROSSE 381 322 703
MANITOWOC 392 313 705
MARATHON 895 765 1,660
MARINETTE 228 345 573
MARQUETTE 499 479 978
MCCOY, FORT 41 55 96
MONROE 462 446 908
OCONTO 471 377 848
OUTAGAMIE 457 431 888
PEPIN 180 174 354
PIERCE 368 324 692
POLK 638 565 1,203
PORTAGE 478 361 839
SAINT CROIX 401 411 812
SHAWANO 899 975 1,874
SHEBOYGAN 308 268 576
TREMPEALEAU 679 466 1,145
UNKNOWN 1 . 1
WAUPACA 1,018 1,117 2,135
WAUSHARA 510 379 889
WINNEBAGO 275 208 483
WOOD 286 272 558
Central Forest ADAMS 328 201 529
CLARK 324 117 441
EAU CLAIRE 91 49 140
JACKSON 165 8 173
JUNEAU 170 54 224
MONROE 75 17 92
WOOD 172 15 187
Northern Forest ASHLAND 124 . 124
BAD RIVER 4 . 4
BAYFIELD 263 11 274
BURNETT 325 258 583
DOUGLAS 334 38 372
FLORENCE 120 16 136
FOREST 100 2 102
IRON 45 2 47
LANGLADE 287 91 378
LINCOLN 334 92 426
MADELINE ISLAND 5 7 12
MARINETTE 363 76 439
MENOMINEE 1 . 1
OCONTO 139 30 169
ONEIDA 187 21 208
PRICE 317 94 411
RUSK 415 101 516
SAWYER 317 2 319
TAYLOR 471 227 698
VILAS 107 14 121
WASHBURN 251 218 469
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 597 350 947
CRAWFORD 370 187 557
DANE 507 364 871
DODGE 465 325 790
GRANT 565 364 929
GREEN 239 139 378
IOWA 486 355 841
JEFFERSON 284 218 502
KENOSHA 60 49 109
LAFAYETTE 200 145 345
MILWAUKEE 31 41 72
OZAUKEE 164 147 311
RACINE 81 45 126
RICHLAND 545 345 890
ROCK 253 171 424
SAUK 666 543 1,209
VERNON 639 374 1,013
WALWORTH 166 118 284
WASHINGTON 380 344 724
WAUKESHA 385 322 707
Total (ALL) 28,172 20,100 48,272
Crossbow season summary

The following data is preliminary for the crossbow deer season in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 92 107 199
BARRON 394 213 607
BROWN 276 266 542
BUFFALO 426 358 784
CALUMET 130 87 217
CHIPPEWA 477 179 656
CLARK 273 311 584
DOOR 304 360 664
DUNN 403 377 780
EAU CLAIRE 224 257 481
FOND DU LAC 332 262 594
GREEN LAKE 260 218 478
JACKSON 271 205 476
JUNEAU 120 122 242
KEWAUNEE 243 294 537
LA CROSSE 225 197 422
MANITOWOC 339 341 680
MARATHON 944 821 1,765
MARINETTE 329 448 777
MARQUETTE 435 352 787
MCCOY, FORT 21 8 29
MONROE 316 280 596
OCONTO 513 517 1,030
OUTAGAMIE 395 365 760
PEPIN 154 134 288
PIERCE 244 220 464
POLK 454 419 873
PORTAGE 421 339 760
SAINT CROIX 252 198 450
SHAWANO 754 783 1,537
SHEBOYGAN 212 221 433
TREMPEALEAU 414 255 669
WAUPACA 801 867 1,668
WAUSHARA 477 379 856
WINNEBAGO 222 164 386
WOOD 279 300 579
Central Forest ADAMS 357 235 592
CLARK 286 143 429
EAU CLAIRE 106 45 151
JACKSON 146 8 154
JUNEAU 157 40 197
MONROE 74 11 85
WOOD 151 22 173
Northern Forest APOSTILE ISLANDS 1 . 1
ASHLAND 205 5 210
BAD RIVER 7 . 7
BAYFIELD 349 29 378
BURNETT 283 169 452
DOUGLAS 450 67 517
FLORENCE 159 12 171
FOREST 119 6 125
IRON 58 9 67
LAC COURTE OREILLES 1 1 2
LAC DU FLAMBEAU 1 . 1
LANGLADE 414 114 528
LINCOLN 443 122 565
MADELINE ISLAND 5 4 9
MARINETTE 579 151 730
OCONTO 162 51 213
ONEIDA 301 29 330
PRICE 468 134 602
RUSK 460 115 575
SAWYER 312 3 315
TAYLOR 608 388 996
VILAS 171 25 196
WASHBURN 267 263 530
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 444 229 673
CRAWFORD 186 127 313
DANE 261 180 441
DODGE 300 194 494
GRANT 289 167 456
GREEN 115 78 193
IOWA 245 157 402
JEFFERSON 178 147 325
KENOSHA 38 28 66
LAFAYETTE 115 74 189
MILWAUKEE 27 49 76
OZAUKEE 118 120 238
RACINE 59 32 91
RICHLAND 304 188 492
ROCK 134 84 218
SAUK 386 252 638
VERNON 279 223 502
WALWORTH 99 77 176
WASHINGTON 209 214 423
WAUKESHA 247 168 415
Unknown ADAMS . 1 1
MONROE 2 . 2
OCONTO 1 . 1
Total (ALL) 23,562 16,214 39,776
Youth hunt summary

The following data is preliminary for the youth hunt in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

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 115 131 246
CALUMET 18 33 51
CHIPPEWA 93 89 182
CLARK 79 106 185
DOOR 66 54 120
DUNN 101 119 220
EAU CLAIRE 34 57 91
FOND DU LAC 56 67 123
GREEN LAKE 54 58 112
JACKSON 70 91 161
JUNEAU 30 45 75
KEWAUNEE 47 52 99
LA CROSSE 38 48 86
MANITOWOC 48 73 121
MARATHON 167 245 412
MARINETTE 48 73 121
MARQUETTE 66 79 145
MONROE 63 104 167
OCONTO 82 96 178
OUTAGAMIE 65 80 145
PEPIN 26 38 64
PIERCE 42 72 114
POLK 101 133 234
PORTAGE 86 104 190
SAINT CROIX 58 65 123
SHAWANO 161 212 373
SHEBOYGAN 30 30 60
TREMPEALEAU 104 132 236
WAUPACA 169 245 414
WAUSHARA 70 82 152
WINNEBAGO 32 23 55
WOOD 60 87 147
Central Forest ADAMS 26 46 72
CLARK 53 60 113
EAU CLAIRE 8 14 22
JACKSON 11 6 17
JUNEAU 12 20 32
MONROE 13 6 19
WOOD 15 24 39
Northern Forest ASHLAND 29 2 31
BAD RIVER 2 . 2
BAYFIELD 34 27 61
BURNETT 37 76 113
DOUGLAS 29 54 83
FLORENCE 26 35 61
FOREST 16 . 16
IRON 7 8 15
LANGLADE 36 63 99
LINCOLN 50 52 102
MARINETTE 50 70 120
OCONTO 10 19 29
ONEIDA 37 37 74
PRICE 59 66 125
RUSK 79 104 183
SAWYER 36 . 36
TAYLOR 122 136 258
VILAS 16 36 52
WASHBURN 25 55 80
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 70 49 119
CRAWFORD 26 44 70
DANE 30 29 59
DODGE 51 44 95
GRANT 66 103 169
GREEN 13 22 35
IOWA 57 61 118
JEFFERSON 21 36 57
KENOSHA 2 3 5
LAFAYETTE 23 41 64
OZAUKEE 12 13 25
RACINE 2 8 10
RICHLAND 65 87 152
ROCK 18 29 47
SAUK 80 91 171
VERNON 61 82 143
WALWORTH 9 12 21
WASHINGTON 29 35 64
WAUKESHA 14 14 28
Total (ALL) 3,931 4,895 8,826
Gun Deer Season Summary

The following data is preliminary for the 9-day gun deer season in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless Unknown
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 394 742 . 1,136
BARRON 1,759 1,476 . 3,235
BROWN 711 775 . 1,486
BUFFALO 1,630 2,765 . 4,395
CALUMET 359 500 . 859
CHIPPEWA 1,529 849 . 2,378
CLARK 1,376 2,065 . 3,441
DOOR 1,240 1,543 . 2,783
DUNN 2,008 3,091 . 5,099
EAU CLAIRE 779 1,115 . 1,894
FOND DU LAC 1,102 1,375 . 2,477
GREEN LAKE 1,140 1,678 . 2,818
JACKSON 1,311 1,508 . 2,819
JUNEAU 788 1,056 . 1,844
KEWAUNEE 888 1,346 . 2,234
LA CROSSE 1,028 1,396 . 2,424
MANITOWOC 1,077 1,622 . 2,699
MARATHON 3,373 4,449 . 7,822
MARINETTE 1,242 1,390 . 2,632
MARQUETTE 1,680 2,333 . 4,013
MCCOY, FORT 223 200 . 423
MONROE 1,789 2,457 . 4,246
OCONTO 1,738 1,749 . 3,487
OUTAGAMIE 1,060 1,320 . 2,380
PEPIN 624 1,114 . 1,738
PIERCE 1,144 1,764 . 2,908
POLK 2,512 3,916 . 6,428
PORTAGE 1,862 2,325 . 4,187
SAINT CROIX 989 1,417 . 2,406
SHAWANO 2,867 4,010 . 6,877
SHEBOYGAN 809 1,096 . 1,905
TREMPEALEAU 1,840 2,570 . 4,410
WAUPACA 3,107 4,402 . 7,509
WAUSHARA 1,571 1,895 . 3,466
WINNEBAGO 573 589 . 1,162
WOOD 1,058 1,383 . 2,441
Total (ALL) 49,180 65,281 . 114,461
Central Forest County 1,275 1,211 . 2,486
ADAMS
CLARK 1,351 860 . 2,211
EAU CLAIRE 357 341 . 698
JACKSON 600 101 . 701
JUNEAU 698 354 . 1,052
MONROE 235 76 . 311
WOOD 580 176 . 756
Total (ALL) 5,096 3,119 . 8,215
Northern Forest County 15 . . 15
APOSTILE ISLANDS
ASHLAND 675 10 . 685
BAD RIVER 58 . . 58
BAYFIELD 2,021 276 . 2,297
BURNETT 1,743 1,387 . 3,130
DOUGLAS 1,942 369 . 2,311
FLORENCE 824 276 . 1,100
FOREST 844 34 . 878
IRON 300 38 . 338
LAC COURTE OREILLES 15 . . 15
LAC DU FLAMBEAU 9 3 . 12
LANGLADE 1,334 594 . 1,928
LINCOLN 1,314 531 . 1,845
MADELINE ISLAND 29 23 . 52
MARINETTE 1,942 519 . 2,461
MENOMINEE . 1 . 1
OCONTO 538 198 . 736
ONEIDA 1,337 277 . 1,614
PRICE 1,420 586 . 2,006
RUSK 1,705 775 . 2,480
SAWYER 1,360 49 . 1,409
TAYLOR 1,701 1,368 . 3,069
VILAS 859 191 . 1,050
WASHBURN 1,544 1,981 . 3,525
Total (ALL) 23,529 9,486 . 33,015
Southern Farmland County 1,953 1,875 . 3,828
COLUMBIA
CRAWFORD 1,385 2,091 . 3,476
DANE 1,161 1,449 . 2,610
DODGE 1,267 1,669 . 2,936
GRANT 2,309 2,971 . 5,280
GREEN 785 965 . 1,750
IOWA 1,694 1,764 . 3,458
JEFFERSON 683 983 . 1,666
KENOSHA 90 82 . 172
LAFAYETTE 788 1,025 . 1,813
MILWAUKEE 34 46 . 80
OZAUKEE 230 290 . 520
RACINE 126 129 . 255
RICHLAND 1,916 2,138 . 4,054
ROCK 459 592 . 1,051
SAUK 2,235 2,711 . 4,946
VERNON 2,301 3,397 . 5,698
WALWORTH 333 331 . 664
WASHINGTON 617 851 . 1,468
WAUKESHA 367 507 . 874
Total (ALL) 20,733 25,866 . 46,599
Unknown County . 5 . 5
JACKSON
LA CROSSSE . 7 . 7
MONROE . 2 . 2
ST. CROIX . 2 . 2
UNKNOWN . 1 30 31
WOOD . 1 . 1
Total (ALL) . 18 30 48
Total (ALL) 98,538 103,770 30 202,338
Muzzleloader Season Summary

The following data is preliminary for the muzzleloader deer season in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

Counties with a "*" may contain deer harvested with a non-muzzleloader firearm in a metro sub-unit during the extended metro sub-unit gun deer hunt.

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS 10 27 37
BARRON 37 42 79
BROWN 54 61 115
BUFFALO 67 137 204
CALUMET 12 16 28
CHIPPEWA 37 38 75
CLARK 25 53 78
DOOR 28 61 89
DUNN 44 68 112
EAU CLAIRE 25 42 67
FOND DU LAC 34 58 92
GREEN LAKE 32 89 121
JACKSON 38 86 124
JUNEAU 10 21 31
KEWAUNEE 22 48 70
LA CROSSE 53 95 148
MANITOWOC 36 71 107
MARATHON 73 156 229
MARINETTE 30 87 117
MARQUETTE 48 79 127
MCCOY, FORT 1 . 1
MONROE 38 59 97
OCONTO 41 70 111
OUTAGAMIE 39 61 100
PEPIN 17 48 65
PIERCE 48 83 131
POLK 39 98 137
PORTAGE 40 64 104
SAINT CROIX 27 60 87
SHAWANO 67 184 251
SHEBOYGAN 30 56 86
TREMPEALEAU 52 127 179
WAUPACA 87 210 297
WAUSHARA 39 58 97
WINNEBAGO 23 39 62
WOOD 28 51 79
Central Forest ADAMS 32 36 68
CLARK 25 18 43
EAU CLAIRE 12 5 17
JACKSON 11 1 12
JUNEAU 15 6 21
MONROE 9 3 12
WOOD 12 4 16
Northern Forest ASHLAND 32 . 32
BAD RIVER 3 1 4
BAYFIELD 79 7 86
BURNETT 36 40 76
DOUGLAS 62 15 77
FLORENCE 22 5 27
FOREST 14 1 15
IRON 11 4 15
LAC DU FLAMBEAU 1 . 1
LANGLADE 44 26 70
LINCOLN 45 17 62
MADELINE ISLAND . 1 1
MARINETTE 54 25 79
OCONTO 10 5 15
ONEIDA 39 15 54
PRICE 74 32 106
RUSK 52 19 71
SAWYER 56 1 57
TAYLOR 76 56 132
VILAS 28 3 31
WASHBURN 23 51 74
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 45 55 100
CRAWFORD 23 52 75
DANE 28 46 74
DODGE 33 52 85
GRANT 51 82 133
GREEN 12 12 24
IOWA 26 28 54
JEFFERSON 14 17 31
KENOSHA 10 6 16
LAFAYETTE 6 25 31
OZAUKEE 22 38 60
RACINE 9 4 13
RICHLAND 25 34 59
ROCK 14 14 28
SAUK 29 69 98
VERNON 47 108 155
WALWORTH 9 14 23
WASHINGTON 29 50 79
WAUKESHA 30 24 54
Total (ALL) 2,670 3,730 6,400
December Antlerless-only Season (Dec. 8-11) Summary

The following data is preliminary for the December antlerless-only deer season in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS . 44 44
BARRON . 83 83
BROWN . 48 48
BUFFALO 2 327 329
CALUMET . 34 34
CHIPPEWA 2 58 60
CLARK 1 114 115
DOOR 1 130 131
DUNN 1 201 202
EAU CLAIRE . 78 78
FOND DU LAC . 132 132
GREEN LAKE . 211 211
JACKSON 1 123 124
JUNEAU . 57 57
KEWAUNEE . 95 95
LA CROSSE 1 110 111
MANITOWOC . 103 103
MARATHON 1 259 260
MARINETTE 1 102 103
MARQUETTE 2 236 238
MONROE 1 206 207
OCONTO . 147 147
OUTAGAMIE 1 107 108
PEPIN . 69 69
PIERCE 1 112 113
POLK . 189 189
PORTAGE . 184 184
SAINT CROIX 1 79 80
SHAWANO . 389 389
SHEBOYGAN . 63 63
TREMPEALEAU 1 242 243
WAUPACA . 400 400
WAUSHARA 1 165 166
WINNEBAGO . 57 57
WOOD . 115 115
Central Forest ADAMS . 89 89
CLARK . 36 36
EAU CLAIRE . 22 22
JUNEAU . 12 12
MONROE . 5 5
WOOD . 7 7
Northern Forest BAYFIELD . 4 4
BURNETT . 65 65
DOUGLAS . 7 7
FLORENCE . 9 9
FOREST 1 . 1
LANGLADE 1 33 34
LINCOLN . 31 31
MADELINE ISLAND . 1 1
MARINETTE . 24 24
OCONTO . 7 7
ONEIDA . 9 9
PRICE 2 28 30
RUSK 1 34 35
SAWYER . 1 1
TAYLOR . 108 108
VILAS . 2 2
WASHBURN 1 83 84
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA 3 191 194
CRAWFORD . 105 105
DANE 1 123 124
DODGE . 107 107
GRANT . 248 248
GREEN . 73 73
IOWA 1 231 232
JEFFERSON . 89 89
KENOSHA . 8 8
LAFAYETTE 4 113 117
OZAUKEE . 30 30
RACINE . 8 8
RICHLAND 1 145 146
ROCK . 32 32
SAUK . 231 231
VERNON 1 196 197
WALWORTH 1 31 32
WASHINGTON . 81 81
WAUKESHA . 41 41
Total (ALL) 37 7,769 7,806
Antlerless-only Holiday Hunt Summary

The following data is preliminary for the antlerless-only Holiday Hunt in 2016. Last update made on February 7, 2017

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone County
Central Farmland ADAMS . 3 3
BROWN . 103 103
BUFFALO 1 1 2
CLARK . 4 4
DOOR . 3 3
DUNN . 4 4
EAU CLAIRE . 1 1
FOND DU LAC . 2 2
GREEN LAKE . 301 301
JUNEAU . 2 2
KEWAUNEE . 9 9
LA CROSSE . 1 1
MANITOWOC . 1 1
MARATHON . 4 4
MARINETTE 1 167 168
MARQUETTE . 368 368
MONROE . 6 6
OCONTO . 7 7
OUTAGAMIE . 3 3
PEPIN . 121 121
PIERCE . 3 3
POLK . 2 2
PORTAGE . 1 1
SAINT CROIX . 1 1
SHAWANO . 7 7
SHEBOYGAN . 3 3
WAUPACA 1 651 652
WAUSHARA . 1 1
WINNEBAGO . 6 6
WOOD . 1 1
Northern Forest BAYFIELD . 2 2
LANGLADE . 1 1
MARINETTE 1 3 4
PRICE . 1 1
WASHBURN . 1 1
Southern Farmland COLUMBIA . 408 408
CRAWFORD 1 149 150
DANE . 7 7
DODGE . 4 4
GRANT . 2 2
GREEN . 2 2
IOWA . 5 5
JEFFERSON 1 1 2
LAFAYETTE . 6 6
MILWAUKEE . 1 1
OZAUKEE . 3 3
RACINE . 1 1
RICHLAND 2 307 309
ROCK 1 86 87
SAUK 1 470 471
VERNON . 5 5
WALWORTH . 1 1
WASHINGTON . 1 1
WAUKESHA . 92 92
Total (ALL) 10 3,346 3,356

Past deer season harvest reports

2015 deer harvest reports
Historic deer harvest reports
Last revised: Monday February 13 2017
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