Monday, October 15, 2018

2nd Round of Archery Harvest Numbers

Not much to say about this week's archery harvest numbers.  Harvest is still down but, hunters definitely took advantage of the cool weather that came through Illinois.  According to this week's numbers provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, 62% of the harvest came from Thursday - Sunday.   As temperatures level out this week we'll see what the third round looks like next Monday.

Dont' forget waterfowl season is starting this weekend in the North Zone.  

Rick shot this buck last year in McHenry County.  Share your photos with Capitol Outdoors, harvest, sunrises we want to see it all!
ARCHERY DEER SEASON Harvest Numbers Through October 14, 2018

Through Sunday, October 14, 2018, Illinois archery deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of 7,352 deer, compared to 7,069 for the same period in 2017. Participation was relatively light until cooler weather arrived on Thursday (10/11); 62% of the harvest has occurred since that time.

Harvest to date has consisted of 68% does and 32% males (4971:2381).

Top five counties were Pike (245), Fulton (216), Jefferson (184), JoDaviess (165), and Adams (152).

Please check here for County by County numbers.
 

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