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2017 Wisconsin deer harvest summary

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


Final 9-day gun deer season summary
The following data is for the 9-day gun deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018. Includes deer harvested under the Damage Deer Program
  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless Unknown
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS 404 542 . 946
BARRON 1,857 2,393 5 4,255
BROWN 681 781 2 1,464
BUFFALO 1,591 2,568 . 4,159
CALUMET 392 441 . 833
CHIPPEWA 1,669 1,173 . 2,842
CLARK 1,385 2,086 . 3,471
DOOR 1,456 1,820 . 3,276
DUNN 1,880 2,492 . 4,372
EAU CLAIRE 668 779 . 1,447
FOND DU LAC 1,130 1,242 . 2,372
FORT MCCOY 209 262 . 471
GREEN LAKE 1,038 1,307 . 2,345
JACKSON 1,233 1,504 . 2,737
JUNEAU 761 875 . 1,636
KEWAUNEE 971 1,445 . 2,416
LA CROSSE 925 1,219 3 2,147
MANITOWOC 1,219 1,474 . 2,693
MARATHON 3,586 4,001 . 7,587
MARINETTE 1,334 1,561 . 2,895
MARQUETTE 1,555 2,137 4 3,696
MONROE 1,804 2,080 . 3,884
OCONTO 1,997 1,937 . 3,934
OUTAGAMIE 1,041 1,291 1 2,333
PEPIN 580 898 . 1,478
PIERCE 1,062 1,695 . 2,757
POLK 2,347 3,538 . 5,885
PORTAGE 1,740 2,105 1 3,846
ST. CROIX 980 1,357 . 2,337
SHAWANO 3,133 3,752 . 6,885
SHEBOYGAN 817 870 . 1,687
TREMPEALEAU 1,770 2,291 . 4,061
WAUPACA 2,827 3,829 1 6,657
WAUSHARA 1,338 1,732 4 3,074
WINNEBAGO 559 475 . 1,034
WOOD 987 1,276 1 2,264
Total (ALL) 48,926 61,228 22 110,176
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 1,124 1,291 . 2,415
CLARK 1,320 896 . 2,216
EAU CLAIRE 395 59 . 454
JACKSON 637 210 . 847
JUNEAU 711 282 1 994
MONROE 235 62 . 297
WOOD 571 190 . 761
Total (ALL) 4,993 2,990 1 7,984
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 851 75 . 926
Bad River 55 7 . 62
BAYFIELD 2,228 1,614 . 3,842
BURNETT 1,829 1,713 . 3,542
DOUGLAS 2,258 687 . 2,945
FLORENCE 1,050 765 4 1,819
FOREST 1,033 398 . 1,431
IRON 449 35 . 484
LAC COURTE OREILLIES RESERVATION 5 1 . 6
LAC DU FLAMBEAU RESERVATION 9 . . 9
LANGLADE 1,496 1,169 . 2,665
LINCOLN 1,528 1,144 1 2,673
MADELINE ISLAND 44 39 . 83
MARINETTE 2,191 744 . 2,935
OCONTO 596 187 . 783
ONEIDA 1,434 835 . 2,269
PRICE 1,735 797 . 2,532
RED CLIFF RESERVATION 1 . . 1
RUSK 1,921 1,838 . 3,759
SAWYER 1,426 813 . 2,239
TAYLOR 1,869 1,351 . 3,220
VILAS 1,045 233 . 1,278
WASHBURN 1,602 1,686 1 3,289
Total (ALL) 26,655 16,131 6 42,792
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 1,749 1,847 . 3,596
CRAWFORD 1,286 1,617 . 2,903
DANE 1,025 1,124 3 2,152
DODGE 1,200 1,435 . 2,635
GRANT 2,210 2,774 . 4,984
GREEN 698 949 . 1,647
IOWA 1,483 1,653 2 3,138
JEFFERSON 715 771 . 1,486
KENOSHA 68 65 . 133
LAFAYETTE 717 854 . 1,571
MILWAUKEE 42 38 7 87
OZAUKEE 202 296 . 498
RACINE 130 79 . 209
RICHLAND 1,757 2,079 . 3,836
ROCK 501 532 . 1,033
SAUK 1,958 2,229 2 4,189
VERNON 2,030 2,898 3 4,931
WALWORTH 339 306 . 645
WASHINGTON 607 745 . 1,352
WAUKESHA 357 526 . 883
Total (ALL) 19,074 22,817 17 41,908
Total (ALL) 99,648 103,166 46 202,860
Archery season summary

The following data is for the archery deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS 82 102 184
BARRON 490 416 906
BROWN 268 263 531
BUFFALO 686 527 1,213
CALUMET 116 101 217
CHIPPEWA 490 250 740
CLARK 286 334 620
DOOR 224 348 572
DUNN 499 416 915
EAU CLAIRE 221 184 405
FOND DU LAC 392 250 642
FORT MCCOY 30 105 135
GREEN LAKE 307 252 559
JACKSON 375 293 668
JUNEAU 189 113 302
KEWAUNEE 201 218 419
LA CROSSE 326 212 538
MANITOWOC 347 298 645
MARATHON 796 656 1,452
MARINETTE 204 333 537
MARQUETTE 488 480 968
MONROE 486 358 844
OCONTO 350 378 728
OUTAGAMIE 391 402 793
PEPIN 159 125 284
PIERCE 329 302 631
POLK 596 613 1,209
PORTAGE 440 337 777
ST. CROIX 398 364 762
SHAWANO 734 782 1,516
SHEBOYGAN 305 221 526
TREMPEALEAU 611 370 981
WAUPACA 813 802 1,615
WAUSHARA 423 368 791
WINNEBAGO 203 163 366
WOOD 234 222 456
Total (ALL) 13,489 11,958 25,447
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 303 178 481
CLARK 339 132 471
EAU CLAIRE 100 4 104
JACKSON 219 48 267
JUNEAU 164 36 200
MONROE 87 14 101
WOOD 174 19 193
Total (ALL) 1,386 431 1,817
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 108 8 116
Bad River 1 . 1
BAYFIELD 318 282 600
BURNETT 366 283 649
DOUGLAS 365 104 469
FLORENCE 115 105 220
FOREST 121 38 159
IRON 45 1 46
LAC COURTE OREILLIES RESERVATION 2 . 2
LAC DU FLAMBEAU RESERVATION 1 . 1
LANGLADE 228 216 444
LINCOLN 319 222 541
MADELINE ISLAND 4 3 7
MARINETTE 342 101 443
MENOMINEE . 1 1
OCONTO 96 22 118
ONEIDA 214 121 335
PRICE 321 132 453
RUSK 380 309 689
SAWYER 306 159 465
TAYLOR 426 220 646
VILAS 144 16 160
WASHBURN 252 242 494
Total (ALL) 4,474 2,585 7,059
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 601 371 972
CRAWFORD 339 173 512
DANE 452 311 763
DODGE 413 276 689
GRANT 466 318 784
GREEN 215 150 365
IOWA 416 334 750
JEFFERSON 294 170 464
KENOSHA 59 44 103
LAFAYETTE 188 121 309
MILWAUKEE 40 40 80
OZAUKEE 150 109 259
RACINE 66 35 101
RICHLAND 498 306 804
ROCK 227 157 384
SAUK 579 413 992
VERNON 558 366 924
WALWORTH 158 110 268
WASHINGTON 347 315 662
WAUKESHA 393 265 658
Total (ALL) 6,459 4,384 10,843
Total (ALL) 25,808 19,358 45,166
Crossbow season summary

The following data is for the crossbow deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS 88 117 205
BARRON 484 447 931
BROWN 296 331 627
BUFFALO 448 354 802
CALUMET 140 96 236
CHIPPEWA 575 295 870
CLARK 367 489 856
DOOR 323 486 809
DUNN 462 364 826
EAU CLAIRE 231 189 420
FOND DU LAC 377 227 604
FORT MCCOY 26 19 45
GREEN LAKE 294 212 506
JACKSON 317 269 586
JUNEAU 160 128 288
KEWAUNEE 250 275 525
LA CROSSE 239 178 417
MANITOWOC 386 379 765
MARATHON 987 826 1,813
MARINETTE 402 558 960
MARQUETTE 466 374 840
MONROE 355 250 605
OCONTO 527 540 1,067
OUTAGAMIE 393 390 783
PEPIN 152 131 283
PIERCE 270 277 547
POLK 516 559 1,075
PORTAGE 451 362 813
ST. CROIX 273 279 552
SHAWANO 792 844 1,636
SHEBOYGAN 241 212 453
TREMPEALEAU 450 275 725
WAUPACA 883 885 1,768
WAUSHARA 527 438 965
WINNEBAGO 230 163 393
WOOD 338 287 625
Total (ALL) 13,716 12,505 26,221
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 390 248 638
CLARK 425 163 588
EAU CLAIRE 124 9 133
JACKSON 197 59 256
JUNEAU 211 50 261
MONROE 65 9 74
WOOD 199 23 222
Total (ALL) 1,611 561 2,172
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 259 6 265
Bad River 13 . 13
BAYFIELD 465 384 849
BURNETT 417 283 700
DOUGLAS 544 164 708
FLORENCE 250 166 416
FOREST 179 65 244
IRON 112 4 116
LAC DU FLAMBEAU RESERVATION 1 . 1
LANGLADE 481 354 835
LINCOLN 508 329 837
MADELINE ISLAND 6 4 10
MARINETTE 721 193 914
MENOMINEE 1 . 1
OCONTO 164 33 197
ONEIDA 423 227 650
PRICE 589 230 819
RUSK 497 339 836
SAWYER 393 194 587
TAYLOR 751 373 1,124
VILAS 256 27 283
WASHBURN 423 340 763
Total (ALL) 7,453 3,715 11,168
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 511 279 790
CRAWFORD 216 136 352
DANE 299 198 497
DODGE 331 204 535
GRANT 309 181 490
GREEN 145 92 237
IOWA 255 149 404
JEFFERSON 218 132 350
KENOSHA 60 30 90
LAFAYETTE 137 75 212
MILWAUKEE 50 49 99
OZAUKEE 123 122 245
RACINE 75 45 120
RICHLAND 320 201 521
ROCK 205 119 324
SAUK 338 275 613
VERNON 382 244 626
WALWORTH 121 95 216
WASHINGTON 253 256 509
WAUKESHA 278 159 437
Total (ALL) 4,626 3,041 7,667
Total (ALL) 27,406 19,822 47,228
Youth hunt (Oct. 8-9) summary

The following data is for the youth deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS 6 10 16
BARRON 105 107 212
BROWN 25 23 48
BUFFALO 73 112 185
CALUMET 5 18 23
CHIPPEWA 67 81 148
CLARK 52 108 160
DOOR 38 64 102
DUNN 84 89 173
EAU CLAIRE 24 34 58
FOND DU LAC 41 38 79
FORT MCCOY 4 15 19
GREEN LAKE 38 40 78
JACKSON 51 59 110
JUNEAU 16 17 33
KEWAUNEE 39 50 89
LA CROSSE 40 34 74
MANITOWOC 44 55 99
MARATHON 150 149 299
MARINETTE 48 43 91
MARQUETTE 38 55 93
MONROE 46 62 108
OCONTO 75 75 150
OUTAGAMIE 41 65 106
PEPIN 23 29 52
PIERCE 46 42 88
POLK 97 139 236
PORTAGE 63 70 133
ST. CROIX 50 50 100
SHAWANO 139 150 289
SHEBOYGAN 18 34 52
TREMPEALEAU 76 73 149
WAUPACA 110 135 245
WAUSHARA 41 66 107
WINNEBAGO 17 12 29
WOOD 41 57 98
Total (ALL) 1,871 2,260 4,131
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 31 29 60
CLARK 46 52 98
EAU CLAIRE 10 6 16
JACKSON 17 19 36
JUNEAU 11 11 22
MONROE 8 5 13
WOOD 18 26 44
Total (ALL) 141 148 289
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 21 16 37
BAYFIELD 44 45 89
BURNETT 69 69 138
DOUGLAS 46 42 88
FLORENCE 22 22 44
FOREST 21 24 45
IRON 8 6 14
LAC DU FLAMBEAU RESERVATION . 1 1
LANGLADE 58 57 115
LINCOLN 57 55 112
MADELINE ISLAND 1 . 1
MARINETTE 67 58 125
OCONTO 9 12 21
ONEIDA 25 48 73
PRICE 60 47 107
RUSK 65 85 150
SAWYER 39 32 71
TAYLOR 112 103 215
VILAS 14 23 37
WASHBURN 40 50 90
Total (ALL) 778 795 1,573
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 58 40 98
CRAWFORD 17 31 48
DANE 21 22 43
DODGE 37 48 85
GRANT 46 65 111
GREEN 16 13 29
IOWA 34 28 62
JEFFERSON 11 19 30
KENOSHA 3 2 5
LAFAYETTE 13 26 39
OZAUKEE 3 9 12
RACINE 2 3 5
RICHLAND 49 31 80
ROCK 13 13 26
SAUK 42 59 101
VERNON 43 46 89
WALWORTH 7 5 12
WASHINGTON 18 23 41
WAUKESHA 9 9 18
Total (ALL) 442 492 934
Total (ALL) 3,232 3,695 6,927
Muzzleloader season summary

The following data is for the muzzleloader deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS 9 23 32
BARRON 41 61 102
BROWN 40 69 109
BUFFALO 52 102 154
CALUMET 9 18 27
CHIPPEWA 47 42 89
CLARK 31 60 91
DOOR 23 47 70
DUNN 39 61 100
EAU CLAIRE 20 39 59
FOND DU LAC 34 59 93
GREEN LAKE 33 56 89
JACKSON 21 65 86
JUNEAU 14 32 46
KEWAUNEE 26 44 70
LA CROSSE 39 71 110
MANITOWOC 31 64 95
MARATHON 59 132 191
MARINETTE 29 74 103
MARQUETTE 43 83 126
MONROE 26 48 74
OCONTO 33 67 100
OUTAGAMIE 40 66 106
PEPIN 20 40 60
PIERCE 46 62 108
POLK 42 87 129
PORTAGE 40 56 96
ST. CROIX 37 78 115
SHAWANO 74 157 231
SHEBOYGAN 36 50 86
TREMPEALEAU 60 105 165
WAUPACA 97 186 283
WAUSHARA 33 54 87
WINNEBAGO 28 17 45
WOOD 31 43 74
Total (ALL) 1,283 2,318 3,601
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 24 28 52
CLARK 26 32 58
EAU CLAIRE 7 . 7
JACKSON 24 7 31
JUNEAU 17 4 21
MONROE 4 1 5
WOOD 18 5 23
Total (ALL) 120 77 197
Northern Forest Management Unit
ASHLAND 26 . 26
Bad River 1 . 1
BAYFIELD 65 56 121
BURNETT 40 61 101
DOUGLAS 80 21 101
FLORENCE 33 24 57
FOREST 25 9 34
IRON 17 1 18
LANGLADE 51 50 101
LINCOLN 56 47 103
MADELINE ISLAND . 2 2
MARINETTE 66 26 92
OCONTO 7 3 10
ONEIDA 39 35 74
PRICE 85 36 121
RUSK 40 48 88
SAWYER 53 27 80
TAYLOR 53 57 110
VILAS 21 3 24
WASHBURN 23 60 83
Total (ALL) 781 566 1,347
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 33 64 97
CRAWFORD 32 38 70
DANE 39 39 78
DODGE 31 67 98
GRANT 57 97 154
GREEN 14 17 31
IOWA 25 45 70
JEFFERSON 14 32 46
KENOSHA 2 5 7
LAFAYETTE 13 20 33
OZAUKEE 30 44 74
RACINE 11 4 15
RICHLAND 26 41 67
ROCK 15 21 36
SAUK 28 55 83
VERNON 41 91 132
WALWORTH 14 10 24
WASHINGTON 45 51 96
WAUKESHA 28 14 42
Total (ALL) 498 755 1,253
Total (ALL) 2,682 3,716 6,398
December Antlerless-only season (Dec. 7-10) summary

The following data is for the December antlerless-only deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS . 40 40
BARRON 1 156 157
BROWN . 62 62
BUFFALO . 249 249
CALUMET . 32 32
CHIPPEWA 1 62 63
CLARK . 171 171
DOOR . 213 213
DUNN 1 141 142
EAU CLAIRE . 57 57
FOND DU LAC 1 135 136
GREEN LAKE 1 211 212
JACKSON . 125 125
JUNEAU . 55 55
KEWAUNEE . 119 119
LA CROSSE 1 126 127
MANITOWOC . 138 138
MARATHON 1 255 256
MARINETTE . 136 136
MARQUETTE 1 272 273
MONROE . 159 159
OCONTO 1 199 200
OUTAGAMIE . 110 110
PEPIN . 54 54
PIERCE 1 103 104
POLK 1 214 215
PORTAGE . 176 176
ST. CROIX . 91 91
SHAWANO 2 446 448
SHEBOYGAN . 81 81
TREMPEALEAU 1 223 224
WAUPACA . 376 376
WAUSHARA . 189 189
WINNEBAGO . 80 80
WOOD . 99 99
Total (ALL) 14 5,355 5,369
Central Forest Management Unit
ADAMS 1 95 96
CLARK . 56 56
EAU CLAIRE . 1 1
JACKSON . 9 9
JUNEAU . 22 22
MONROE . 6 6
WOOD . 10 10
Total (ALL) 1 199 200
Northern Forest Management Unit
BAYFIELD . 96 96
BURNETT . 160 160
DOUGLAS . 29 29
FLORENCE . 35 35
FOREST . 12 12
LANGLADE 1 77 78
LINCOLN . 79 79
MARINETTE 1 41 42
OCONTO . 7 7
ONEIDA 1 46 47
PRICE . 46 46
RUSK . 96 96
SAWYER 1 29 30
TAYLOR 1 117 118
VILAS . 9 9
WASHBURN . 106 106
Total (ALL) 5 985 990
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA 1 268 269
CRAWFORD . 111 111
DANE . 94 94
DODGE 1 128 129
GRANT . 235 235
GREEN 1 71 72
IOWA 1 154 155
JEFFERSON . 75 75
KENOSHA . 2 2
LAFAYETTE 2 99 101
OZAUKEE . 22 22
RACINE . 7 7
RICHLAND . 173 173
ROCK . 43 43
SAUK . 183 183
VERNON . 227 227
WALWORTH . 34 34
WASHINGTON 1 79 80
WAUKESHA . 46 46
Total (ALL) 7 2,051 2,058
Total (ALL) 27 8,590 8,617
Antlerless-only Holiday Hunt Summary

The following data is for the antlerless-only holiday hunt deer season in 2017. Last update made on February 12, 2018

  Number of deer harvested.
Deer Type Total (ALL)
Antlered Antlerless
Deer Management Zone Management Unit
Central Farmland ADAMS . 31 31
BARRON . 4 4
BROWN . 99 99
BUFFALO 2 187 189
CHIPPEWA . 1 1
CLARK . 1 1
DOOR . 222 222
DUNN 1 143 144
EAU CLAIRE . 2 2
GREEN LAKE . 1 1
JACKSON . 1 1
JUNEAU . 1 1
KEWAUNEE . 149 149
MARATHON . 1 1
MARINETTE 1 179 180
MARQUETTE . 2 2
OCONTO 1 230 231
OUTAGAMIE . 2 2
PEPIN . 1 1
POLK . 174 174
ST. CROIX . 1 1
SHAWANO . 2 2
TREMPEALEAU . 2 2
WAUPACA 1 441 442
WAUSHARA . 182 182
Total (ALL) 6 2,059 2,065
Northern Forest Management Unit
LINCOLN . 1 1
MARINETTE . 2 2
OCONTO . 1 1
PRICE . 1 1
RUSK . 2 2
Total (ALL) . 7 7
Southern Farmland Management Unit
COLUMBIA . 6 6
CRAWFORD . 74 74
DANE . 3 3
IOWA . 181 181
LAFAYETTE . 1 1
RICHLAND 2 208 210
ROCK . 1 1
SAUK 1 234 235
VERNON . 2 2
WASHINGTON . 2 2
WAUKESHA . 56 56
Total (ALL) 3 768 771
Total (ALL) 9 2,834 2,843

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

Last revised: Monday February 12 2018
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