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2017–18 Deer Harvest Summaries

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New Jersey deer hunters harvested 48,545 deer during the 2017–18 seasons. The harvest for this year’s deer season is 1.4 percent lower than the 49,246 deer taken in 2016–17. The antlerless portion of the 2017–18 harvest was 28,463 deer, down 3.0 percent from 2016–17. The antlered portion of the 2017–18 harvest was 20,082 deer, up 1.0 percent from 2016–17.

2017–18 Total Deer Harvest by Season and Zone

DMZ

Fall Bow

Permit Bow

Six-day Firearm

Permit Muzzleloader

Permit Shotgun

Winter Bow

Youth Days

Total Harvest

1

100

87

83

124

6

25

12

437

2

506

347

207

278

217

75

16

1,646

3

116

103

43

88

8

18

8

384

4

81

73

77

140

9

16

1

397

5

822

575

371

317

330

85

19

2,519

6

292

216

89

82

42

55

7

783

7

532

324

194

202

412

70

13

1,747

8

1,015

723

312

255

572

198

16

3,091

9

246

160

36

33

70

71

1

617

10

774

450

265

254

609

155

8

2,515

11

494

260

156

190

346

60

11

1,517

12

1,076

703

282

304

780

222

14

3,381

13

417

322

46

72

218

139

0

1,214

14

707

518

239

106

524

208

4

2,306

15

451

313

114

77

415

112

6

1,488

16

348

280

152

100

196

71

4

1,151

17

339

262

168

152

623

50

12

1,606

18

133

88

109

45

21

47

8

451

19

435

409

278

137

391

108

18

1,776

21

90

87

247

53

21

39

10

547

22

72

54

54

17

5

20

6

228

23

109

99

281

88

30

48

16

671

24

49

32

114

37

8

21

5

266

25

368

296

164

139

294

70

14

1,345

26

227

235

353

173

31

124

20

1,163

27

230

209

76

139

158

41

6

859

28

316

230

102

152

208

63

10

1,081

29

169

155

81

174

176

27

8

790

30

84

95

37

80

23

34

4

357

31

89

68

19

34

62

20

2

294

34

56

73

92

86

48

52

15

422

35

374

293

99

188

219

82

17

1,272

36

352

289

43

25

151

176

4

1,040

37

85

74

12

48

1

52

1

273

38

0

0

0

4

18

0

0

22

39

67

64

16

49

22

14

0

232

41

292

156

90

86

257

58

2

941

42

84

100

61

45

65

31

0

386

43

18

19

141

18

6

19

1

222

45

29

29

145

57

15

23

9

307

46

36

46

124

47

10

25

6

294

47

99

79

41

48

93

40

2

402

48

338

203

170

172

438

45

4

1,370

49

255

207

34

16

139

86

2

739

50

810

594

134

81

459

234

4

2,316

51

286

224

71

30

132

96

1

840

53

12

6

4

8

1

2

0

33

54

2

13

4

6

9

1

0

35

55

18

16

16

9

1

8

0

68

56

0

0

0

0

15

0

0

15

57

0

4

0

1

11

0

0

16

58

0

8

0

3

7

0

0

18

61

0

8

2

4

5

2

0

21

63

30

49

24

25

5

15

3

151

64

0

1

13

0

24

2

0

40

65

46

55

84

27

5

16

3

236

66

5

2

0

0

27

3

0

37

67

0

0

0

89

0

10

0

99

68

12

14

8

10

18

3

0

65

70

0

3

0

1

2

0

0

6

Total

13,993

10,402

6,177

5,225

9,008

3,387

353

48,545

Deer Harvest Trends in New Jersey

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