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More Hunters Afield, More Deer Taken in Wisconsin this Fall

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More Wisconsin hunters took to the field this fall, and they brought home more deer during the just-completed gun season.

The state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that deer licenses of all kinds were up 3.5% from the same time last year.

Female hunters remaining the fastest-growing demographic — up 12% from last year.

The state said hunters registered 188,712 deer during the nine-day gun deer hunt.

That was up almost 16% statewide. The state said hunters registered 188,712 deer during the nine-day gun deer hunt. That was up almost 16 percent statewide.

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