DNR 2016 Indiana White-Tailed Deer Summary Now Online

DNR has announced the released of the 2016 Indiana White-tailed Deer Summary. The report contains information on deer hunting, use of depredation permits, deer-vehicle collisions, and disease surveillance efforts. In 2016, hunters harvested 119,477 white-tailed deer in Indiana. This is a 4-percent decrease from the 2015 harvest of 124,769 deer. Harvest numbers exceeded 1,000 deer in 58 counties and 2,000 deer in 14 counties. The 10 counties with the highest harvests were: Harrison, Noble, Franklin, Washington, Steuben, Parke, Dearborn, Lawrence, Switzerland and Greene. Deer-vehicle collisions across Indiana were down nearly 9 percent from 2015, with 14,021 collisions in 2016. A link to the entire report can be found on this article below.

link: http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/8367.htm

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