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Wisconsin hunter bags 11-point doe in Jefferson County

You read that right. A doe, not a buck.
Posted at 12:40 PM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 13:51:19-05

Hunter Josh Oorah shared a photo of an 11-point doe he says he shot last Saturday in Jefferson County.

While the Wisconsin DNR says it does not keep track of antlered does, it says they are reported regularly around the state.

Hunters killed nearly 14,000 fewer deer during opening weekend of Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer season this year than last.

That's according to preliminary data the state Department of Natural Resources released Tuesday.

Hunters registered 102,903 deer from Saturday through Sunday compared with 116,615 deer during opening weekend in 2016. That's a decrease of 11.8 percent.

The opening weekend buck kill also was down, from 64,828 last year to 59,142 this year.