Hunters in Dubois County bagged nearly 2,000 deer in 2012 according to a new report from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Pike County hunters took 1,339.
There were 639 antlered deer and 1,350 antlerless killed in Dubois County and 548 antlered/791 antlerless in Pike County.
Statewide, hunters took advantage of new equipment regulations and extra hunting dates to harvest a record 136,248 deer during the 2012 season, according to data the DNR gathered from designated check stations and from a recently implemented online and phone reporting system.
The total harvest represented a 6 percent increase over the 2011 season’s harvest and topped the previous record of 134,004 deer set in 2010.