Tennessee deer harvest lowest in 10 years January 16, 2018

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... hunters killed a total of 143,945 deer during the 2017-2018 hunting season. That's about a nine percent decline from the previous season and a 12 percent decline from the 10-year average of Tennessee deer harvests...  unusually warm weather during muzzleloader season ... also had a huge EHD outbreak in the eastern half of the state." ..,

Deer Harvest by County and WMA
Harvests Between 7/1/2017 and 1/16/2018
County
Antlered Male
Antlerless Male
Female
Total Harvest Count
Anderson
419
35
287
741
Bedford
858
27
687
1,572
Benton
811
71
853
1,735
Bledsoe
474
30
315
819
Blount
384
11
156
551
Bradley
479
35
378
892
Campbell
484
37
266
787
Cannon
558
24
408
990
Carroll
1,418
87
1,554
3,059
Carter
773
26
479
1,278
Cheatham
773
43
455
1,271
Chester
500
26
457
983
Claiborne
785
19
383
1,187
Clay
523
18
260
801
Cocke
560
13
270
843
Coffee
901
41
702
1,644
Crockett
246
21
267
534
Cumberland
987
62
710
1,759
Davidson
708
38
522
1,268
Decatur
661
50
529
1,240
DeKalb
607
15
311
933
Dickson
1,318
69
1,013
2,400
Dyer
367
26
318
711
Fayette
1,846
118
2,066
4,030
Fentress
379
18
196
593
Franklin
1,537
84
1,323
2,944
Gibson
918
56
748
1,722
Giles
1,861
104
1,682
3,647
Grainger
431
12
181
624
Greene
731
19
300
1,050
Grundy
488
27
280
795
Hamblen
268
5
110
383
Hamilton
884
57
794
1,735
Hancock
285
7
153
445
Hardeman
1,720
113
1,729
3,562
Hardin
1,169
81
1,183
2,433
Hawkins
1,145
44
872
2,061
Haywood
905
49
953
1,907
Henderson
951
57
819
1,827
Henry
1,616
116
1,960
3,692
Hickman
1,634
79
1,105
2,818
Houston
581
67
694
1,342
Humphreys
1,224
76
1,053
2,353
Jackson
925
38
660
1,623
Jefferson
512
22
286
820
Johnson
601
22
454
1,077
Knox
633
32
507
1,172
Lake
96
8
140
244
Lauderdale
565
31
484
1,080
Lawrence
1,315
113
1,302
2,730
Lewis
537
28
307
872
Lincoln
1,551
56
1,357
2,964
Loudon
776
47
630
1,453
Macon
625
43
455
1,123
Madison
1,237
82
1,253
2,572
Marion
881
37
534
1,452
Marshall
1,094
39
793
1,926
Maury
1,634
108
1,318
3,060
McMinn
815
43
657
1,515
McNairy
1,035
76
1,028
2,139
Meigs
564
41
492
1,097
Monroe
536
13
220
769
Montgomery
1,606
147
1,693
3,446
Moore
411
20
310
741
Morgan
476
27
298
801
Obion
743
49
671
1,463
Overton
855
26
407
1,288
Perry
982
68
885
1,935
Pickett
232
6
167
405
Polk
222
4
33
259
Putnam
807
17
446
1,270
Rhea
689
56
624
1,369
Roane
766
85
746
1,597
Robertson
894
55
578
1,527
Rutherford
1,074
64
825
1,963
Scott
309
20
165
494
Sequatchie
329
18
203
550
Sevier
226
3
87
316
Shelby
704
35
604
1,343
Smith
951
61
1,165
2,177
Stewart
1,337
102
1,307
2,746
Sullivan
1,177
48
797
2,022
Sumner
1,470
78
1,163
2,711
Tipton
627
41
637
1,305
Trousdale
330
28
260
618
Unicoi
217
5
106
328
Union
313
10
144
467
Van Buren
474
27
312
813
Warren
582
12
301
895
Washington
530
17
243
790
Wayne
1,486
115
1,364
2,965
Weakley
1,330
80
1,127
2,537
White
714
29
437
1,180
Williamson
957
39
711
1,707
Wilson
1,250
76
992
2,318
Grand Total
77,169
4,360
62,466
143,995
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County
Antlered Male
Antlerless Male
Female
Total Harvest Count


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