This year’s kill fell short of the 179,960 and 200,738 deer taken during the 2019 and 2018 November firearm seasons. Whitetail buck harvest was down slightly, with 23,814 taken compared to 24,301 in 2019. Only one antlered deer may be taken before November 14. During the nine-day season, 42,024 […] Extremely Grateful November 23, 2020 “So far, so good,” he mentioned. © 2020 www.ncnewspress.com. Deer harvest in southeast Nebraska was up 7 percent from 2019, while southwest Nebraska was down 10 percent. However, things did not get off to the start that people had hoped. LINCOLN, Neb. He believes, though, that COVID-19 has played a role in the decline. 2020-21 Seasons & Bag Limits . County 2019 2020 ADAMS 1437 1301 Below are the seasons and bag limits for most hunting and trapping seasons for from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. “There’s only two stations that are currently open in Escanaba and Norway,” he said, “and they are open because of deer disease concerns, so we can get our Chronic Wasting Disease samples.”. All rights reserved. COLUMBIA, Mo. Antlerless mule deer harvest was down 15 percent, while antlerless white-tailed deer harvest increased 5 percent compared to 2019. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Mule deer buck harvest decreased 17 percent, with 5,990 taken, compared to 7,201 in 2019. Nearly all KDWPT facilities remain open to the public. (KFVS) - Deer harvest numbers for the November portion of the Missouri Firearms Deer Season are lower compared to 2019. Illinois’ seven-day Firearm Deer Season will conclude Dec. 3-6. One major change for the 2020 November firearm season was the use of Telecheck for all deer harvested. In contrast, deer numbers in southeast Nebraska have been inching upward in recent years, and we’re seeing that in our harvest.”. “We have not had any positive cases in the Upper Peninsula.”. During the nine-day season, 42,024 deer were harvested, compared to 43,418 in 2019. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist Brian Roell says the deer check numbers throughout the firearm season’s first four days decreased compared to the first four days of last season. Hunters are reminded that mule deer does are protected in many management units and public lands across the state. MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Firearm Deer Hunting Season continues across the Upper Peninsula. “Many factors can be related to the variations in numbers of checked deer,” said Luke Meduna, big game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. HOLIDAY NOTICE: KDWPT offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Roell again says the chances of CWD spreading to a human are low. Normal business activity will resume on Monday, Nov. 30. SPRINGFIELD—Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 47,147 deer during the first weekend of the Illinois Firearm Deer Season Nov. 20-22 compared with 50,173 deer taken during the first firearm weekend in 2019. During the nine-day season, 42,024 deer were harvested, compared to 43,418 in 2019. – Preliminary Nebraska deer check-in numbers indicate statewide harvest is down 3 percent compared to 2019 for the November firearm season. Firearm Hunting Season concludes on Monday, November 30th. Hunters killed 176,604 deer during the 11-day season that ended Tuesday, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. Due to COVID-19-related concerns, Game and Parks did not operate in-person check stations this year. Preliminary Nebraska deer check-in numbers indicate statewide harvest is down 3 percent compared to 2019 for the November firearm season. Preliminary Nebraska deer check-in numbers indicate statewide harvest is down 3 percent compared to 2019 for the November firearm season. About 12 days ago, Roell said most deer check stations across the U.P. A table of preliminary Illinois firearm deer harvest totals by county for the first weekend of the 2020 season, and comparable totals for 2019, is below. Deer check numbers throughout the first four days were lower than those in 2019. More than 540,000 hunters participated in Michigan’s 2019 deer hunting season overall, and as many or more hunters are expected to head out for this year’s Nov. 15 firearm opener. “They didn’t have the same number of guys in camp because they just didn’t feel comfortable.”. The Marquette DNR office will be open to hunters, by appointment only, to have their deer’s lymph nodes checked for CWD. Sunday hunting: It is unlawful to hunt on Sundays except foxes, crows and coyotes. A table of preliminary Illinois firearm deer harvest totals by county for the first weekend of the 2020 season, and comparable totals for 2019, is below. (Archery, muzzleloader and late firearm hunters have used Telecheck for nearly 10 years.) (KFVS) - Deer harvest numbers for the November portion of the Missouri Firearms Deer Season are lower compared to 2019. “Considering the increases in antlerless harvest in the southwest due to depredation complaints over the past few years, it’s not surprising harvest numbers would start trending downward at some point. Copyright 2020 WLUC. Officer being investigated for fatal shooting in Marinette County, UPDATE: COVID-19 cases increase by 127 in Upper Michigan Saturday, state adds 8K, Gov. While the statewide trend was comparable to previous years, regions of the state varied. While the statewide trend was comparable to previous years, regions of the state varied. Refer to the 2020 Big Game Guide for details or view it at OutdoorNebraska/org/guides. Firearm Deer Hunting Season moves forward Deer check numbers throughout the first four days were lower than those in 2019. Game and Parks plans to go back to in-person check stations for the 2021 November firearm season. County 2019 2020 ADAMS 1437 1301 “I don’t read a whole lot of stock into that because we don’t really know what’s going on.”. Other exceptions are included with species seasons below. While the statewide trend was comparable to previous years, regions of the state varied. Ohio’s deer archery season began in late September. As of Tuesday, 69,357 whitetails were reported checked. In the counties (including the towns and cities within) of Arlington*, Fairfax*, Loudoun*, and Prince William (except on Department-owned lands). Hunters may purchase and fill any number of archery antlerless deer hunting permits in open counties.. You may take only two antlered deer during the archery and firearms deer hunting seasons … Before the hunt, everyone should review current deer hunting regulations, found in the 2020 Hunting Digest. Archer's Hunting Permit: two deer of either sex. would only be open for the first four days of the season. Early: September 5 through October 2 Late: January 3, 2021 through March 28, 2021. Visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more details. Seasons and Bag Limits . During the nine-day season, 42,024 deer were harvested, compared to 43,418 in 2019.