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2008 Deer Take Summary

Calculated Deer Harvest by Zone for 2008

Area Reg Big Game Archery DMP Muzldr DMAP
Northern Zone 16,653 1,772 5,105 8,066 2,342
Southern Zone 59,517 29,735 79,847 9,772 7,640
Long Island 178 859 1,465 0 28
Statewide 76,348 32,366 86,417 17,838 10,010
Area Season/
Tag
Male
Adult
Male
Fawn
Female
Adult
Female
Fawn
Total
Deer
Northern
Zone
Total 20,726 1,702 10,051 1,459 33,938
Archery 836 132 685 119 1,772
Deer Management Permit 99 503 4,024 479 5,105
Muzzleloader 3,080 717 3,791 478 8,066
DMAP 59 350 1,550 383 2,342
Southern
Zone
Total 84,215 17,990 68,899 15,407 186,511
Archery 19,546 1,580 7,366 1,243 29,735
Deer Management Permit 2,052 14,268 51,313 12,214 79,847
Muzzleloader 2,922 978 5,190 682 9,772
DMAP 180 1,164 5,028 1,268 7,640
Long
Island
Total 806 308 1,003 413 2,530
Archery 646 37 150 26 859
Deer Management Permit 108 230 780 347 1,465
DMAP 1 5 18 4 28
Statewide Total 105,747 20,000 79,953 17,279 222,979
Archery 21,028 1,749 8,201 1,388 32,366
Deer Management Permit 2,259 15,001 56,117 13,040 86,417
Muzzleloader 6,002 1,695 8,981 1,160 17,838
DMAP 240 1,519 6,596 1,655 10,010

Note: Deer Management Permits (DMPs) are for antlerless deer. Bucks with antlers less than 3 inches long are not considered legally antlered deer and may be taken using a DMP.