Deer hunters reported a preliminary total of 106,404 deer on opening weekend of Wisconsin's gun season, that's up 6.3 percent from last year.
Here's the gist of the opening-weekend report:
MADISON - Good to very good hunting conditions on opening day gave way to misty-rainy weather on day two of the 2010 gun deer hunt. Hunters participating in the traditional November nine-day gun deer hunt registered a preliminary tally of 106,404 deer over the first two days of the hunt.
The 2010 preliminary count was up about 6.3 percent from the opening weekend count of 100,330 from 2009. Preliminary buck harvest statewide in 2010 was 54,263 and preliminary antlerless harvest was 52,141.
Click here for the full report.
Wisconsin's nine-day gun season runs through Sunday.