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Gun deer numbers jump over 2009

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WISCONSIN (WAOW) - Early numbers by the DNR report 218,144 deer were taken this gun-hunt season.

That's an 11 percent increase over the 2009 season.

The opener was highlighted by good hunting conditions on opening day and no firearm-related fatalities for only the second time on record.

Those harvest numbers are expected to change before a final report is published in late winter.

Click here for a link to the DNR website story.

Online Reporter: Bryon Graff

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