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2016 Wisconsin deer harvest summary

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

Archery, crossbow, youth, muzzleloader and antlerless-only season summaries were last updated on January 10, 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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Last update made on January 10, 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 298 234 532
BUFFALO 817 633 1,450
CALUMET 133 108 241
CHIPPEWA 545 199 744
CLARK 303 329 632
DOOR 261 277 538
DUNN 544 500 1,044
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 379 301 680
MANITOWOC 391 311 702
MARATHON 895 765 1,660
MARINETTE 228 345 573
MARQUETTE 499 479 978
MCCOY, FORT 41 55 96
MONROE 461 446 907
OCONTO 471 377 848
OUTAGAMIE 457 431 888
PEPIN 180 174 354
PIERCE 367 322 689
POLK 638 565 1,203
PORTAGE 478 361 839
SAINT CROIX 395 386 781
SHAWANO 899 974 1,873
SHEBOYGAN 308 263 571
TREMPEALEAU 679 466 1,145
UNKNOWN 1 . 1
WAUPACA 1,018 1,116 2,134
WAUSHARA 510 379 889
WINNEBAGO 275 207 482
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 10 273
BURNETT 325 258 583
DOUGLAS 333 37 370
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 504 362 866
DODGE 465 325 790
GRANT 565 363 928
GREEN 239 138 377
IOWA 485 355 840
JEFFERSON 284 218 502
KENOSHA 60 47 107
LAFAYETTE 200 145 345
MILWAUKEE 29 37 66
OZAUKEE 161 124 285
RACINE 81 44 125
RICHLAND 545 345 890
ROCK 253 171 424
SAUK 667 542 1,209
VERNON 639 374 1,013
WALWORTH 166 118 284
WASHINGTON 379 336 715
WAUKESHA 381 319 700
Total (ALL) 28,141 19,966 48,107
Crossbow season summary

Last update made on January 10, 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 269 238 507
BUFFALO 426 358 784
CALUMET 130 87 217
CHIPPEWA 477 179 656
CLARK 272 311 583
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 243 293 536
LA CROSSE 224 179 403
MANITOWOC 339 341 680
MARATHON 944 821 1,765
MARINETTE 329 448 777
MARQUETTE 435 352 787
MCCOY, FORT 20 8 28
MONROE 316 280 596
OCONTO 513 516 1,029
OUTAGAMIE 395 365 760
PEPIN 154 134 288
PIERCE 244 219 463
POLK 454 419 873
PORTAGE 421 339 760
SAINT CROIX 250 177 427
SHAWANO 754 783 1,537
SHEBOYGAN 210 214 424
TREMPEALEAU 414 255 669
WAUPACA 801 867 1,668
WAUSHARA 477 379 856
WINNEBAGO 221 164 385
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 66 516
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 261 176 437
DODGE 300 194 494
GRANT 289 167 456
GREEN 115 78 193
IOWA 245 157 402
JEFFERSON 178 147 325
KENOSHA 36 27 63
LAFAYETTE 115 74 189
MILWAUKEE 25 44 69
OZAUKEE 111 100 211
RACINE 59 31 90
RICHLAND 304 188 492
ROCK 134 84 218
SAUK 386 252 638
VERNON 279 223 502
WALWORTH 99 77 176
WASHINGTON 207 202 409
WAUKESHA 246 163 409
Unknown ADAMS . 1 1
MONROE 2 . 2
OCONTO 1 . 1
Total (ALL) 23,533 16,088 39,621
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.

Last update made on January 10, 2017

  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 January 10, 2017

  Deer Type Total
Antlered Antlerless Unknown
Kill Kill Kill Total(ALL)
Deer Management Zone Unit of Kill
Central Farmland ADAMS 394 742 . 1,136
BARRON 1,759 1,476 . 3,235
BROWN 711 770 . 1,481
BUFFALO 1,630 2,765 . 4,395
CALUMET 359 500 . 859
CHIPPEWA 1,528 849 . 2,377
CLARK 1,375 2,064 . 3,439
DOOR 1,241 1,542 . 2,783
DUNN 2,008 3,087 . 5,095
EAU CLAIRE 779 1,115 . 1,894
FOND DU LAC 1,102 1,373 . 2,475
GREEN LAKE 1,140 1,667 . 2,807
JACKSON 1,311 1,508 . 2,819
JUNEAU 788 1,056 . 1,844
KEWAUNEE 887 1,342 . 2,229
LA CROSSE 1,028 1,396 . 2,424
MANITOWOC 1,077 1,619 . 2,696
MARATHON 3,373 4,448 . 7,821
MARINETTE 1,242 1,374 . 2,616
MARQUETTE 1,680 2,331 . 4,011
MCCOY, FORT 223 200 . 423
MONROE 1,789 2,457 . 4,246
OCONTO 1,732 1,745 . 3,477
OUTAGAMIE 1,060 1,320 . 2,380
PEPIN 624 1,110 . 1,734
PIERCE 1,144 1,764 . 2,908
POLK 2,512 3,912 . 6,424
PORTAGE 1,858 2,304 . 4,162
SAINT CROIX 989 1,417 . 2,406
SHAWANO 2,865 4,006 . 6,871
SHEBOYGAN 809 1,095 . 1,904
TREMPEALEAU 1,840 2,568 . 4,408
WAUPACA 3,107 4,397 . 7,504
WAUSHARA 1,571 1,891 . 3,462
WINNEBAGO 573 585 . 1,158
WOOD 1,058 1,383 . 2,441
Zone Total (ALL) 49,166 65,178 . 114,344
Central Forest Unit of Kill
ADAMS 1,275 1,203 . 2,478
CLARK 1,351 859 . 2,210
EAU CLAIRE 357 341 . 698
JACKSON 600 101 . 701
JUNEAU 698 354 . 1,052
MONROE 235 75 . 310
WOOD 580 176 . 756
Zone Total (ALL) 5,096 3,109 . 8,205
Northern Forest Unit of Kill
APOSTILE ISLANDS 15 . . 15
ASHLAND 675 10 . 685
BAD RIVER 58 . . 58
BAYFIELD 2,021 276 . 2,297
BURNETT 1,743 1,383 . 3,126
DOUGLAS 1,942 369 . 2,311
FLORENCE 823 275 . 1,098
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 1,942 518 . 2,460
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 1,540 1,964 . 3,504
Zone Total (ALL) 23,524 9,463 . 32,987
Southern Farmland Unit of Kill
COLUMBIA 1,951 1,861 . 3,812
CRAWFORD 1,385 2,090 . 3,475
DANE 1,160 1,434 . 2,594
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 1,020 . 1,808
MILWAUKEE 33 41 . 74
OZAUKEE 230 290 . 520
RACINE 126 129 . 255
RICHLAND 1,916 2,138 . 4,054
ROCK 459 591 . 1,050
SAUK 2,235 2,705 . 4,940
VERNON 2,301 3,393 . 5,694
WALWORTH 333 331 . 664
WASHINGTON 617 849 . 1,466
WAUKESHA 365 495 . 860
Zone Total (ALL) 20,727 25,801 . 46,528
Unknown Unit of Kill
MONROE . 2 . 2
ST. CROIX . 2 . 2
UNKNOWN . 1 33 34
Zone Total (ALL) . 5 33 38
Total (ALL) 98,513 103,556 33 202,102
Muzzleloader Season Summary

The following data is preliminary and 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.

Last update made on January 10, 2017

  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

Last update made on January 10, 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 . 146 146
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 7,768 7,805
Antlerless-only Holiday Hunt Summary
  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
FLORENCE . 1 1
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 3,347 3,357

Past deer season harvest reports

2015 deer harvest reports
Historic deer harvest reports
Last revised: Tuesday January 17 2017
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