Preliminary data collected from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources’ electronic game checking system indicate deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 44,455 bucks during the two-week buck firearms season, which ran from November 20 through December 02.

This year’s harvest is close to the 46,071 bucks collected in 2016.

Calhoun's kill was slightly higher than last year at 743.

The 2013 Calhoun kill was 1,164.

“Good weather across much of the state for the entire season allowed hunters to enjoy a productive season,” said Wildlife Resources Section Chief Paul Johansen. “I am pleased that a lot of hunters were able to get out and enjoy West Virginia’s incredible natural resources.”

Calhoun Kill: 713(2017); 705(2016); 1063(2015); 504(2014); 1164(2013).

Regional Kill 2017:

Gilmer 880
Braxton 1243
Clay 484
Ritchie 1347
Roane 1191
Wirt 745

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