UNDATED (WSAU-WRN) Despite about 4,000 fewer hunting licenses, more deer were taken on opening weekend than a year ago.
The D-N-R says 112,581 deer were registered on opening weekend. That's an increase of about 6,000 from 2010. That's a 5.6-percent increase.
Preliminary numbers show the buck harvest was 57,977 and the antlerless harvest was 54,604.
There were no fatal shootings recorded during the first two days of the hunt and two non-fatals -- one in Clark County and another in Waukesha County.