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2005-06 White-tailed Deer Harvest Summary

 

SEASON

Season Total Percent Cumulative Frequency Cumulative Percent
Bow 1302 9.6% 1302 9.6%
October Antlerless 1435 10.6% 2737 20.3%
October Muzzleloader 1632 12.1% 4369 32.4%
Youth 58 0.4% 4427 32.8%
November Shotgun

6299

46.7% 10726 79.5%
December Antlerless 996 7.4% 11722 86.8%
Handgun 114 0.8% 11836 87.7%
January Shotgun

1058

7.8% 12894 95.5%
January Muzzleloader 454 3.4% 13348 98.9%
Special Hunts (State Parks) 84 0.6% 13432 99.5%
February Season (DDAP) 65 0.5% 13497 100.0%
Unknown 173 13670
Total Responses

13497

Total Harvested 13670

TYPE OF DEER

Type of Deer Total Percent
Antlered Buck 3738 29.2%
Adult Doe 5962 44.4%
Button Buck 1875 12.3%
Fawn Doe 1400 10.4%
Spike < 3" 531 3.8%
Unknown 164 2.1%
Total Responses 13506
Total Harvested 13670

WEAPON USED TO HARVEST DEER

Weapon Type Total Percentage
Compound Bow 636 8.4%
Recurve Bow 15 0.2%
Crossbow 26 0.3%
Handgun 42 0.6%
Muzzleloader 1256 16.6%
Shotgun 5589 73.9%
Unknown 479
Total Responses

7564

Total Harvested

8043

(Information was NOT collected in the Phone/Internet data)

REGISTRATION METHOD

Registration Method Total Percentage
Check Station 8043 58.8%
Phone & Internet 5627 41.2%
Phone 4902 35.9%
Internet 725 5.3%
Total Harvested 13670

TAG TYPE USED TO REGISTER DEER

Tag Type Total
Tag from Resident or Non-resident License 2297
Resident Doe 2752
Resident Antlerless 1111
Resident Choice 2016
Resident Quality Buck 1346
Non-resident Doe 144
Non-resident Antlerless 52
Non-resident Buck 154
Non-resident Quality Buck 88
License Exempt 939
$10 Antlerless Tag 162
Deer Damage Assistance Program 2417
Unknown 192
Total Responses 13478
Total Harvested 13670

LAND TYPE

Land Type Total
Private 9754
Public 1246
Unknown 2670
Total Responses 11000
Total Harvested 13670

TOTAL HARVEST BY ZONE

Zone Total
1 818
2 359
3 356
4 333
5 712
6 843
7 1035
8 747
9 831
10 597
11 1059
12 861
13 519
14 630
15 540
16 928
17 292
Unknown 2210
Total Responses 11460
Total Harvested 13670

Information was NOT recorded for public land harvests in the phone/internet data

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