Wildlife team produces detailed look at deer mortality in Wisconsin December 27, 2014

Wisconsin Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... For the most recent full year (2013) of the study that includes hunting data, 67 percent of adult deer and 33 percent of juvenile deer mortality in the northern study areas was caused by hunters.  In the east, hunters were responsible for 70 percent of adult buck mortality and 50 percent of juvenile male deaths.  The data reinforce a long-held tenet: Hunting is key when considering harvest pressures on a deer population...


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