Deer Hunt 2016: DNR releases deer harvest numbers

Michael sent WLUK this photo of a 19-point buck on Saturday, November 19, 2016. He says he bagged the buck while hunting with his daughter. (Submitted by Mike)

(WLUK) -- The nine-day gun-deer season started Saturday, November 19.

On Sunday, the DNR released preliminary harvest numbers from opening day.

According to the DNR, 40,169 antlered deer were killed statewide. Of those, 20,223 antlered deer were killed in the central farmland deer management zone.

That area includes Brown, Outagamie, Calumet and Door counties.

When you include antlered and antlerless deer, the statewide harvest total so far is 68,756, according to the DNR.

We have added a couple links with detailed information on county by county harvest numbers. (See below)

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