Northern Wisconsin's deer kill up 11.7 percent


November 30, 2017


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The Northern Zone deer-gun kill in Wisconsin increased 11.7 percent this year, although the rest of the state was down, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

Overall statewide; preliminary registration figures show 195,738 deer were harvested for the season that ended Sunday, compared to 197,262 in 2016.

For the second straight year, the largest change in the buck harvest occurred in the Northern Forest Zone after three consecutive mild winters and limited or no antlerless tags in the counties.

Iron County hunters bagged 483 bucks, comp...

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