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2009-2010 Deer Harvest Summaries

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New Jersey deer hunters harvested 52,783 deer during the 2009–2010 season between Sept. 12, 2009 and Feb. 20, 2010. The harvest for this deer season was the second lowest harvest In 14 years, and was 1.7 percent lower than the 52,372 deer taken in 2008. The antlerless portion of the 2009 harvest was 33,330 animals, down 4 percent from 2008. The antlered portion of the 2009 harvest was 19,042 animals, up 3.5 percent from 2008.

2009–10 Deer Harvest by County and Season

County

Total

Fall Bow

Permit Bow

Six-day Firearm

Permit M/L

Permit Shotgun

Winter Bow

Youth Days

Atlantic

2011

273

246

566

411

395

74

46

Bergen

85

38

13

2

15

4

13

0

Burlington

4444

903

546

813

548

1428

146

60

Camden

734

194

126

135

66

162

44

7

Cape May

507

77

81

140

131

14

45

19

Cumberland

2648

603

378

510

563

428

100

66

Essex

132

49

44

2

16

7

14

Gloucester

2547

593

348

322

389

792

67

36

Hunterdon

8519

2615

965

1253

976

2325

290

95

Mercer

1906

494

182

222

190

729

68

21

Middlesex

988

317

110

139

64

315

36

7

Monmouth

3837

1249

633

413

299

982

229

32

Morris

3860

1306

557

435

392

918

232

20

Ocean

1817

377

276

372

266

418

75

33

Passaic

497

107

64

64

166

10

71

15

Salem

3588

907

502

378

744

903

74

80

Somerset

3735

1244

518

384

335

978

250

26

Sussex

5680

1510

705

920

1384

930

147

84

Union

24

0

1

2

0

21

0

0

Warren

5206

1301

547

942

673

1618

75

50

Unknown

18

4

5

1

3

3

1

1

Totals

52783

14161

6847

8015

7631

13380

2051

698

The 2009–10 Deer Harvest per Square Mile of Deer Range

Deer Mgt. Zone

Deer range
(sq. mi.)

Antlered Buck Harvest
(per sq. mi.)

Total Deer Harvest
(per sq. mi.)

1

75

3.6

6.6

2

149

6.0

18.2

3

153

1.9

3.8

4

71

4.1

8.8

5

215

6.3

17.6

6

153

3.1

5.2

7

103

6.5

19.1

8

203

7.4

20.4

9

52

5.1

18.8

10

110

9.5

23.7

11

68

9.3

26.6

12

152

8.2

25.3

13

109

3.8

15.4

14

165

3.9

11.2

15

86

4.7

14.9

16

91

4.3

12.8

17

90

4.2

13.9

18

70

2.1

4.3

19

159

3.5

10.3

21

192

1.4

2.0

22

69

1.3

2.4

23

178

1.4

2.0

24

169

1.0

1.3

25

164

3.1

10.1

26

195

2.5

4.0

27

103

3.7

11.0

28

125

3.9

10.6

29

98

3.8

13.2

30

92

1.7

4.3

31

40

3.8

10.9

34

245

1.4

2.5

35

171

3.3

11.0

36

127

2.3

7.4

37

43

1.8

5.7

38

12

3.9

9.4

39

15

4.1

10.5

40

1

2.0

3.0

41

39

8.1

23.2

42

90

1.6

5.3

43

27

2.3

4.2

45

65

3.0

4.2

46

79

2.2

3.2

47

54

2.3

5.7

48

86

4.7

14.8

49

71

2.0

6.3

50

137

3.8

11.3

51

138

1.2

4.4

53

8

1.3

5.0

54

10

3.1

6.0

55

6

4.8

12.3

56

1

1.0

16.0

57

1

2.0

22.0

58

4

0.8

2.0

61

5

1.6

3.2

63

33

3.4

9.4

64

3

6.7

14.0

65

17

6.3

11.4

66

3

3.3

7.7

67

15

0.8

6.3

68

16

1.5

4.9

70

1

0.0

2.0

State

5205

2009–10 Total Deer Harvest by Season and Zone

DMZ

Total

Fall Bow

Permit Bow

Youth Days

Six-day Firearm

Permit Muzzleloader

Permit Shotgun

Winter Bow

1

496

98

83

12

123

161

3

16

2

2711

813

327

33

356

608

514

60

3

589

131

74

19

102

237

16

10

4

625

103

82

10

139

257

8

26

5

3789

1050

441

48

680

473

1048

49

6

801

184

124

7

183

190

69

44

7

1969

478

191

18

311

253

677

41

8

4137

1178

455

33

672

421

1230

148

9

979

366

149

8

84

90

227

55

10

2611

765

317

32

429

284

706

78

11

1812

532

172

23

269

257

531

28

12

3844

1152

453

36

445

393

1184

181

13

1680

723

295

5

76

83

346

152

14

1856

622

199

17

222

116

558

122

15

1285

377

139

14

159

86

459

51

16

1168

327

205

12

184

145

246

49

17

1252

262

116

16

190

127

532

9

18

298

54

64

8

76

73

6

17

19

1643

387

222

23

259

166

538

48

21

383

45

73

9

148

78

4

26

22

164

30

31

8

43

26

11

15

23

353

50

49

7

151

72

5

19

24

228

22

31

3

108

47

3

14

25

1651

366

165

18

239

184

648

31

26

773

86

96

26

290

203

36

36

27

1136

308

173

28

114

216

278

19

28

1323

352

202

27

202

233

286

21

29

1291

285

164

23

129

327

341

22

30

393

64

44

13

68

104

82

18

31

435

133

58

8

72

75

62

27

34

606

91

100

25

159

157

19

55

35

1874

465

286

34

177

358

498

56

36

941

368

192

1

37

84

109

150

37

243

78

51

1

13

70

2

28

38

113

0

0

0

0

52

61

0

39

158

13

18

0

23

28

71

5

40

3

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

41

905

236

81

11

140

114

308

15

42

475

85

61

3

73

81

157

15

43

114

24

23

3

32

21

3

8

45

276

14

33

9

121

76

9

14

46

252

21

31

10

124

52

5

9

47

309

69

41

9

58

51

68

13

48

1269

243

108

14

177

108

604

15

49

445

123

93

4

36

19

120

50

50

1543

632

282

13

115

79

309

113

51

601

163

111

3

50

26

208

40

53

40

6

4

1

2

19

6

2

54

60

10

15

0

14

8

11

2

55

74

19

9

2

19

16

5

4

56

16

0

0

0

0

2

14

0

57

22

0

3

0

0

4

15

0

58

8

0

2

0

0

2

4

0

61

16

0

4

0

4

4

4

0

63

310

100

48

9

30

63

56

4

64

42

0

0

0

19

0

21

2

65

194

43

43

2

58

40

4

4

66

23

1

2

0

1

1

18

0

67

95

0

0

0

0

86

0

9

68

78

13

9

0

10

25

16

5

70

2

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

Unknown

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Totals

52783

14161

6847

698

8015

7631

13380

2051

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