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2018 Wisconsin deer harvest summary

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


Preliminary 9-day gun deer season summary
The following data is for the 9-day gun deer season in 2018 (Nov. 17-25). Includes deer harvested under the Deer Damage Program. Updated November 26, 2018.

Compare 2017 and 2018 Deer Harvest: Preliminary 9-Day Gun Deer Season Comparison, 2017 vs. 2018 [PDF]

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless Unknown
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS 446 661 . 1107
BARRON 1756 2767 . 4523
BROWN 698 656 . 1354
BUFFALO 1574 2533 . 4107
CALUMET 370 486 . 856
CHIPPEWA 1270 1267 . 2537
CLARK 1784 2650 . 4434
DOOR 1353 1564 . 2917
DUNN 1929 2659 . 4588
EAU CLAIRE 772 1028 . 1800
FOND DU LAC 1236 1440 . 2676
FORT MCCOY 218 149 . 367
GREEN LAKE 1107 1444 . 2551
JACKSON 1275 1443 . 2718
JUNEAU 1012 1033 . 2045
KEWAUNEE 954 1311 . 2265
LA CROSSE 1129 1352 . 2481
MANITOWOC 1198 1580 . 2778
MARATHON 3633 4009 . 7642
MARINETTE 1852 1890 . 3742
MARQUETTE 1857 2342 . 4199
MONROE 2006 2153 . 4159
OCONTO 2086 2243 . 4329
OUTAGAMIE 1028 1160 . 2188
PEPIN 535 928 . 1463
PIERCE 1096 1679 . 2775
POLK 2257 2764 . 5021
PORTAGE 1947 2126 . 4073
ST. CROIX 958 1283 . 2241
SHAWANO 3020 3682 . 6702
SHEBOYGAN 865 1108 . 1973
TREMPEALEAU 1775 2433 . 4208
WAUPACA 2842 3678 . 6520
WAUSHARA 1715 1937 . 3652
WINNEBAGO 602 558 . 1160
WOOD 938 1199 . 2137
Total (ALL) 51,093 63,195 . 114,288
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 1258 1176 . 2434
CLARK 668 510 . 1178
EAU CLAIRE 332 156 . 488
JACKSON 564 205 . 769
JUNEAU 770 217 . 987
MONROE 301 75 . 376
WOOD 568 237 . 805
Total (ALL) 4461 2576 . 7037
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 838 288 . 1126
Bad River 59 1 . 60
BAYFIELD 2050 1698 . 3748
BURNETT 1711 1519 . 3230
CHIPPEWA 541 254 . 795
DOUGLAS 2005 805 . 2810
FLORENCE 1009 819 . 1828
FOREST 1070 262 . 1332
IRON 390 24 . 414
LCO 5 1 . 6
LDF 9 3 . 12
LANGLADE 1640 1321 . 2961
LINCOLN 1546 1280 . 2826
MADELINE ISLAND 34 32 . 66
MARINETTE 1544 782 . 2326
MENOMINEE 4 . . 4
OCONTO 685 232 . 917
ONEIDA 1543 843 . 2386
PRICE 1766 661 . 2427
RED CLIFF 1 . . 1
RUSK 1831 1179 . 3010
SAWYER 1610 641 . 2251
TAYLOR 1958 1438 . 3396
VILAS 983 477 . 1460
WASHBURN 1525 1600 . 3125
Total (ALL) 26,357 16,160 . 42,517
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 2053 1942 . 3995
CRAWFORD 1563 2026 . 3589
DANE 1329 1206 . 2535
DODGE 1261 1418 . 2679
GRANT 2451 3036 . 5487
GREEN 886 1030 . 1916
IOWA 1754 1804 . 3558
JEFFERSON 807 975 . 1782
KENOSHA 109 49 . 158
LAFAYETTE 912 955 . 1867
MILWAUKEE 3 . . 3
OZAUKEE 229 282 . 511
RACINE 127 105 . 232
RICHLAND 2065 2299 . 4364
ROCK 619 630 . 1249
SAUK 2449 2504 . 4953
VERNON 2410 3202 . 5612
WALWORTH 392 300 . 692
WASHINGTON 644 995 . 1639
WAUKESHA 414 353 . 767
Total (ALL) 22,477 25,111 . 47,588
Total (ALL) 104,388 107,042 . 211,430
Archery season summary

The following data is for the archery deer season in 2018, including deer harvested in select units that offered an extended archery season in January 2019. See the tab below for a detailed summary of the extended archery season.

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS 100 111 211
BARRON 365 387 752
BROWN 200 230 430
BUFFALO 589 485 1,074
CALUMET 96 93 189
CHIPPEWA 242 160 402
CLARK 293 377 670
DOOR 167 285 452
DUNN 415 364 779
EAU CLAIRE 202 248 450
FOND DU LAC 309 225 534
GREEN LAKE 269 294 563
JACKSON 336 262 598
JUNEAU 172 127 299
KEWAUNEE 143 183 326
LA CROSSE 304 203 507
MANITOWOC 254 248 502
MARATHON 672 589 1,261
MARINETTE 179 298 477
MARQUETTE 426 431 857
MONROE 470 457 927
OCONTO 300 394 694
OUTAGAMIE 313 309 622
PEPIN 125 140 265
PIERCE 301 285 586
POLK 478 487 965
PORTAGE 378 327 705
SHAWANO 578 688 1,266
SHEBOYGAN 273 211 484
ST CROIX 347 395 742
TREMPEALEAU 522 430 952
WAUPACA 591 740 1,331
WAUSHARA 369 437 806
WINNEBAGO 177 139 316
WOOD 219 255 474
Total (ALL) 11,174 11,294 22,468
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 285 182 467
CLARK 166 93 259
EAU CLAIRE 81 19 100
JACKSON 162 36 198
JUNEAU 154 30 184
MONROE 69 11 80
WOOD 115 53 168
Total (ALL) 1,032 424 1,456
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 98 52 150
BAYFIELD 238 225 463
BURNETT 248 258 506
CHIPPEWA 80 26 106
DOUGLAS 251 113 364
FLORENCE 81 108 189
FOREST 109 14 123
IRON 39 1 40
LANGLADE 160 147 307
LINCOLN 190 153 343
MARINETTE 166 97 263
OCONTO 87 35 122
ONEIDA 191 100 291
PRICE 282 95 377
RUSK 271 187 458
SAWYER 236 96 332
TAYLOR 335 261 596
VILAS 132 70 202
WASHBURN 194 171 365
Total (ALL) 3,388 2,209 5,597
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 532 355 887
CRAWFORD 306 232 538
DANE 479 302 781
DODGE 374 241 615
GRANT 441 395 836
GREEN 205 161 366
IOWA 386 338 724
JEFFERSON 247 219 466
KENOSHA 53 44 97
LAFAYETTE 195 127 322
MILWAUKEE 34 25 59
OZAUKEE 100 110 210
RACINE 67 35 102
RICHLAND 448 368 816
ROCK 207 165 372
SAUK 560 422 982
VERNON 550 511 1,061
WALWORTH 171 117 288
WASHINGTON 339 363 702
WAUKESHA 388 272 660
Total (ALL) 6,082 4,802 10,884
Total (ALL) 21,676 18,729 40,405
Crossbow season summary

The following data is for the crossbow deer season in 2018, including deer harvested in select units that offered an extended crossbow season in January 2019. See the tab below for a detailed summary of the extended crossbow season.

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS 112 168 280
BARRON 452 498 950
BROWN 310 296 606
BUFFALO 429 384 813
CALUMET 139 92 231
CHIPPEWA 351 234 585
CLARK 440 566 1,006
DOOR 337 465 802
DUNN 411 333 744
EAU CLAIRE 235 299 534
FOND DU LAC 317 256 573
GREEN LAKE 274 267 541
JACKSON 301 253 554
JUNEAU 158 139 297
KEWAUNEE 241 238 479
LA CROSSE 237 213 450
MANITOWOC 380 368 748
MARATHON 948 810 1,758
MARINETTE 358 518 876
MARQUETTE 517 480 997
MONROE 407 299 706
OCONTO 506 652 1,158
OUTAGAMIE 370 434 804
PEPIN 157 142 299
PIERCE 284 304 588
POLK 505 458 963
PORTAGE 437 357 794
SHAWANO 752 875 1,627
SHEBOYGAN 241 209 450
ST CROIX 295 308 603
TREMPEALEAU 384 279 663
WAUPACA 766 850 1,616
WAUSHARA 623 575 1,198
WINNEBAGO 241 173 414
WOOD 326 373 699
Total (ALL) 13,241 13,165 26,406
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 371 231 602
CLARK 225 138 363
EAU CLAIRE 99 22 121
JACKSON 198 46 244
JUNEAU 195 43 238
MONROE 71 17 88
WOOD 174 63 237
Total (ALL) 1,333 560 1,893
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 251 123 374
BAYFIELD 444 386 830
BURNETT 417 290 707
CHIPPEWA 112 42 154
DOUGLAS 491 206 697
FLORENCE 180 172 352
FOREST 171 27 198
IRON 99 10 109
LANGLADE 345 299 644
LINCOLN 408 278 686
MARINETTE 374 177 551
OCONTO 153 62 215
ONEIDA 412 253 665
PRICE 611 205 816
RUSK 475 249 724
SAWYER 385 165 550
TAYLOR 628 456 1,084
VILAS 258 142 400
WASHBURN 388 308 696
Total (ALL) 6,602 3,850 10,452
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 497 309 806
CRAWFORD 225 156 381
DANE 334 222 556
DODGE 351 213 564
GRANT 303 266 569
GREEN 162 96 258
IOWA 284 211 495
JEFFERSON 210 175 385
KENOSHA 46 31 77
LAFAYETTE 133 88 221
MILWAUKEE 37 36 73
OZAUKEE 127 146 273
RACINE 71 35 106
RICHLAND 357 293 650
ROCK 207 112 319
SAUK 377 292 669
VERNON 358 320 678
WALWORTH 139 119 258
WASHINGTON 268 303 571
WAUKESHA 294 270 564
Total (ALL) 4,780 3,693 8,473
Total (ALL) 25,956 21,268 47,224
Youth deer hunt summary

The following data is for the youth deer season in 2018 (Oct. 6-7).

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS 14 15 29
BARRON 106 114 220
BROWN 20 33 53
BUFFALO 94 117 211
CALUMET 12 15 27
CHIPPEWA 71 94 165
CLARK 93 145 238
DOOR 47 70 117
DUNN 68 89 157
EAU CLAIRE 19 31 50
FOND DU LAC 35 52 87
GREEN LAKE 37 41 78
JACKSON 82 77 159
JUNEAU 22 31 53
KEWAUNEE 44 53 97
LA CROSSE 44 62 106
MANITOWOC 41 73 114
MARATHON 156 188 344
MARINETTE 61 69 130
MARQUETTE 52 50 102
MONROE 73 109 182
OCONTO 81 70 151
OUTAGAMIE 47 53 100
PEPIN 35 41 76
PIERCE 42 54 96
POLK 103 113 216
PORTAGE 75 79 154
SHAWANO 148 184 332
SHEBOYGAN 29 29 58
ST CROIX 54 65 119
TREMPEALEAU 87 124 211
WAUPACA 124 121 245
WAUSHARA 64 88 152
WINNEBAGO 24 9 33
WOOD 56 68 124
Total (ALL) 2,160 2,626 4,786
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 28 33 61
CLARK 27 29 56
EAU CLAIRE 8 13 21
JACKSON 10 24 34
JUNEAU 18 18 36
MONROE 10 10 20
WOOD 14 21 35
Total (ALL) 115 148 263
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 34 27 61
BAYFIELD 27 37 64
BURNETT 48 86 134
CHIPPEWA 22 22 44
DOUGLAS 52 51 103
FLORENCE 20 20 40
FOREST 15 24 39
IRON 6 6 12
LANGLADE 57 41 98
LINCOLN 48 60 108
MARINETTE 33 36 69
OCONTO 8 17 25
ONEIDA 29 38 67
PRICE 74 73 147
RUSK 62 98 160
SAWYER 44 31 75
TAYLOR 116 130 246
VILAS 12 24 36
WASHBURN 55 35 90
Total (ALL) 762 856 1,618
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 62 55 117
CRAWFORD 17 48 65
DANE 25 22 47
DODGE 41 59 100
GRANT 53 88 141
GREEN 14 18 32
IOWA 30 42 72
JEFFERSON 17 19 36
KENOSHA 4 2 6
LAFAYETTE 23 27 50
OZAUKEE 6 7 13
RACINE 4 2 6
RICHLAND 55 61 116
ROCK 12 15 27
SAUK 61 80 141
VERNON 62 76 138
WALWORTH 10 13 23
WASHINGTON 14 18 32
WAUKESHA 12 17 29
Total (ALL) 522 669 1,191
Total (ALL) 3,559 4,299 7,858
Muzzleloader season summary

The following data is for the muzzleloader deer season in 2018 (Nov. 26-Dec. 5).

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS 2 24 26
BARRON 22 66 88
BROWN 43 57 100
BUFFALO 45 130 175
CALUMET 8 16 24
CHIPPEWA 37 51 88
CLARK 35 81 116
DOOR 26 69 95
DUNN 63 77 140
EAU CLAIRE 22 59 81
FOND DU LAC 39 65 104
GREEN LAKE 24 54 78
JACKSON 36 74 110
JUNEAU 10 16 26
KEWAUNEE 24 40 64
LA CROSSE 51 57 108
MANITOWOC 40 79 119
MARATHON 96 120 216
MARINETTE 31 53 84
MARQUETTE 36 88 124
MONROE 36 61 97
OCONTO 42 84 126
OUTAGAMIE 40 60 100
PEPIN 17 40 57
PIERCE 46 99 145
POLK 41 75 116
PORTAGE 50 75 125
SHAWANO 62 205 267
SHEBOYGAN 28 48 76
ST CROIX 49 82 131
TREMPEALEAU 67 137 204
WAUPACA 75 195 270
WAUSHARA 38 68 106
WINNEBAGO 30 21 51
WOOD 27 60 87
Total (ALL) 1,338 2,586 3,924
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 23 26 49
CLARK 12 14 26
EAU CLAIRE 9 1 10
JACKSON 21 6 27
JUNEAU 14 4 18
MONROE 9 5 14
WOOD 25 8 33
Total (ALL) 113 64 177
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 60 12 72
BAYFIELD 64 79 143
BURNETT 32 53 85
CHIPPEWA 11 11 22
DOUGLAS 88 36 124
FLORENCE 19 51 70
FOREST 40 9 49
IRON 19 1 20
LANGLADE 52 61 113
LINCOLN 59 56 115
MARINETTE 39 26 65
OCONTO 9 3 12
ONEIDA 49 47 96
PRICE 90 44 134
RUSK 53 44 97
SAWYER 56 28 84
TAYLOR 53 78 131
VILAS 26 19 45
WASHBURN 25 50 75
Total (ALL) 844 708 1,552
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 43 60 103
CRAWFORD 27 25 52
DANE 33 35 68
DODGE 24 56 80
GRANT 51 98 149
GREEN 8 16 24
IOWA 29 46 75
JEFFERSON 15 27 42
KENOSHA 4 6 10
LAFAYETTE 12 14 26
OZAUKEE 23 42 65
RACINE 15 2 17
RICHLAND 41 50 91
ROCK 18 21 39
SAUK 41 53 94
VERNON 48 87 135
WALWORTH 14 15 29
WASHINGTON 40 68 108
WAUKESHA 21 27 48
Total (ALL) 507 748 1,255
Total (ALL) 2,802 4,106 6,908
December antlerless-only season summary

The following data is for the statewide antlerless-only deer season in 2018 (Dec. 6-9).

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS . 58 58
BARRON . 177 177
BROWN . 62 62
BUFFALO . 286 286
CALUMET . 55 55
CHIPPEWA . 83 83
CLARK . 211 211
DOOR 1 163 164
DUNN 1 201 202
EAU CLAIRE . 65 65
FOND DU LAC 1 142 143
GREEN LAKE . 266 266
JACKSON 1 224 225
JUNEAU . 63 63
KEWAUNEE . 102 102
LA CROSSE 2 137 139
MANITOWOC 1 123 124
MARATHON . 250 250
MARINETTE 1 155 156
MARQUETTE . 299 299
MONROE 1 214 215
OCONTO . 188 188
OUTAGAMIE . 119 119
PEPIN 1 71 72
PIERCE . 129 129
POLK 1 166 167
PORTAGE . 179 179
SHAWANO 2 466 468
SHEBOYGAN . 80 80
ST CROIX . 112 112
TREMPEALEAU 3 333 336
WAUPACA 2 398 400
WAUSHARA . 250 250
WINNEBAGO . 74 74
WOOD . 131 131
Total (ALL) 18 6,032 6,050
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 1 126 127
CLARK . 29 29
EAU CLAIRE . 6 6
JACKSON . 8 8
JUNEAU . 19 19
MONROE . 7 7
WOOD . 26 26
Total (ALL) 1 221 222
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND . 19 19
BAYFIELD 1 117 118
BURNETT . 71 71
CHIPPEWA . 5 5
DOUGLAS . 39 39
FLORENCE . 54 54
FOREST . 19 19
LANGLADE . 102 102
LINCOLN 1 74 75
MARINETTE . 40 40
OCONTO . 12 12
ONEIDA 1 62 63
PRICE . 50 50
RUSK . 57 57
SAWYER . 24 24
TAYLOR . 132 132
VILAS . 25 25
WASHBURN . 67 67
Total (ALL) 3 969 972
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 1 238 239
CRAWFORD . 106 106
DANE 1 96 97
DODGE 2 90 92
GRANT 1 248 249
GREEN . 78 78
IOWA 2 286 288
JEFFERSON . 63 63
KENOSHA . 5 5
LAFAYETTE 1 73 74
OZAUKEE . 33 33
RACINE . 7 7
RICHLAND . 195 195
ROCK . 65 65
SAUK . 206 206
VERNON 2 244 246
WALWORTH . 49 49
WASHINGTON . 85 85
WAUKESHA . 32 32
Total (ALL) 10 2,199 2,209
Total (ALL) 32 9,421 9,453
Antlerless-only Holiday Hunt summary

The following data is for the antlerless-only holiday hunt in 2018 (Dec. 24-Jan 1, 2019). The holiday hunt only takes place in select counties.

Updated February 5, 2019

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland
ADAMS . 2 2
BARRON . 1 1
BROWN 1 98 99
BUFFALO . 260 260
CALUMET . 2 2
DOOR . 157 157
DUNN . 5 5
EAU CLAIRE 1 5 6
GREEN LAKE . 1 1
JACKSON . 1 1
KEWAUNEE 2 119 121
MANITOWOC . 1 1
MARATHON . 1 1
MARINETTE . 157 157
MARQUETTE . 4 4
MONROE . 153 153
OCONTO 1 212 213
OUTAGAMIE . 131 131
POLK . 4 4
SHAWANO . 8 8
SHEBOYGAN . 1 1
ST CROIX . 2 2
WAUPACA 1 465 466
WAUSHARA . 5 5
Total (ALL) 6 1,795 1,801
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS . 1 1
MONROE . 1 1
Total (ALL) . 2 2
Northern Forest Management Unit
MARINETTE . 2 2
OCONTO . 1 1
RUSK . 1 1
Total (ALL) . 4 4
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA . 339 339
CRAWFORD . 116 116
DANE . 130 130
DODGE . 3 3
IOWA . 4 4
JEFFERSON 2 121 123
OZAUKEE . 1 1
RICHLAND 2 355 357
ROCK 1 2 3
SAUK . 323 323
VERNON 1 282 283
WALWORTH . 2 2
WASHINGTON . 113 113
WAUKESHA . 76 76
Total (ALL) 6 1,867 1,873
Total (ALL) 12 3,668 3,680
Extended archery and crossbow seasons summary

PLEASE NOTE: Deer harvested during the extended archery and crossbow seasons are already included in the archery and crossbow season summaries reported above.

The extended archery and crossbow seasons are offered only in annually-selected Farmland Zone deer management units from January 6, 2019 through January 31, 2019. This data does NOT include deer registered in any metro sub-units; all metro sub-units are open annually for archery and crossbow hunting through January 31, 2019, independent of whether or not that deer management unit offered extended archery and crossbow seasons.

Updated February 12, 2019

Archery
  Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Deer Management Unit
Central Farmland BROWN 2 20 22
DOOR 8 28 36
OCONTO 8 24 32
OUTAGAMIE 13 36 49
Total (ALL) 31 108 139
Southern Farmland Deer Management Unit
DANE 3 6 9
JEFFERSON 4 8 12
RICHLAND 4 6 10
SAUK 1 5 6
VERNON 3 1 4
WASHINGTON 5 24 29
WAUKESHA 7 20 27
Total (ALL) 27 70 97
Total (ALL) 58 178 236
Crossbow
  Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Deer Management Unit
Central Farmland BROWN 6 32 38
DOOR 11 45 56
OCONTO 8 50 58
OUTAGAMIE 14 64 78
Total (ALL) 39 191 230
Southern Farmland Deer Management Unit
DANE 4 7 11
JEFFERSON 2 12 14
RICHLAND 5 7 12
SAUK 1 5 6
VERNON 1 5 6
WASHINGTON 8 33 41
WAUKESHA 6 23 29
Total (ALL) 27 92 119
Total (ALL) 66 283 349


Historic harvest data for each county can be found on Wisconsin's Deer Metric System.

Last revised: Wednesday February 20 2019
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