Deer Harvest Down During Gun Deer Hunt

Hunters in Fond du Lac County took 6 percent fewer deer during the 9-day gun deer season compared to the 2013 hunt. DNR officials released preliminary totals for the harvest Tuesday. Fond du Lac County hunters took 1,187 bucks and 1,628 antlerless deer for a total harvest of 2,815 deer compared to 3008 last season.  Across the state the harvest was down by 15.5 percent. Hunters killed 191,550 deer compared to 226, 582 deer in 2013. For a complete breakdown County-by-County click here