Minnesota deer hunting -- by the numbers
Last year, 38 percent of Minnesota firearm hunters successfully harvested a deer. About 43 percent were antlered bucks.
70 percent of Minnesota's firearms deer harvest typically occurs during the first three or four days of the season.
The average hunter spends five days afield during Minnesota's firearms deer season.
Last year's total deer harvest was 222,000, the eighth highest on record. 2003 was the record (290,525).
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