Posts tagged "deer stats"
Archery Deer Season Continues; Muzzleloader and Late-Winter/CWD Seasons Ahead Firearm deer hunters in Illinois took a preliminary total of 99,324 deer during the seven-day firearm deer season on Nov. 16-18 and Nov. 29-Dec. 2, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today. This year’s preliminary firearm season harvest total compares with the 97,820 deer... Read more »
Paul Shelton, IL DNRs Forest Wildlife Program manager wrote to me saying that through December 18, Illinois archers harvested a preliminary total of 56,219 deer, compared to 58,207 during the same time period last year. Cumulative harvest sex ratios for the season are 49.6% does:50.4% bucks, but recent harvest has favored females. Since December 1,... Read more »