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Wisconsin Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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Wisconsin Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

Wisconsin's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show Wisconsin's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 308915 deer with 151130 bucks and 157785 antlerless deer harvested.

The table includes the deer harvest density for Wisconsin's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for Wisconsin's deer habitat is 6.6 deer per square mile with 3.17 bucks per square mile and 3.44 antlerless deer per square mile.

DeerWisconsin HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
Bucks1511303.17
Anterless 1577853.44
Total3089156.6

Wisconsin Whitetail Deer Habitat

Wisconsin's total land area is 56051 square miles. This includes 4165 square miles of urbanized areas, 2002 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within Wisconsin is comprised of 49822 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest19870
Grassland6767
Crops14620
Wetland7662
Shrubland903
Total Habitat49822

Wisconsin Deer Hunting by County

Deer hunting and habitat information. Data is also provided about Eco Regions and Geo Points.

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