Pa. Game Commission Releases Deer Harvest Estimates

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The Pennsylvania Game Commission estimates that hunters harvested 422,960 white-tailed deer in 2022-23 deer season.

The statewide buck harvest was estimated at 164,190 and the antlerless harvest at 258,770.

According to the Game Commission that’s a 12% increase over 2021-22’s estimated take which was 376,810.

Additionally, the commission said that a larger harvest can be an indicator that the overall deer population is climbing.

More information on the 2022-23 deer harvest can be found here.


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