Hunters take nearly 129,000 deer
The preliminary numbers are in, and Minnesota hunters have killed 6 percent fewer deer through the second weekend of this year’s firearms deer season than during the same time last year, the Department of Natural Resources reported Wednesday.
According to the DNR, Minnesota hunters shot 128,814 deer through the second weekend of the season. Overall, hunters had killed 7 percent fewer antlered bucks and 5 percent fewer antlerless deer.
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