4,932 deer killed in 2004-2005 season

April 23, 2006

During the 2004-2005 season, 4,932 white-tailed deer were killed in Carroll County, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Of these, 2,014 had antlers and 2,918 were antlerless.

Washington County led the state with 10,149 deer taken by hunters, and Frederick County was in second place with 7,492, the department reported.

The numbers for other Maryland counties adjacent to Carroll are: Baltimore County, 5,663; and Howard County, 2,858.

In Adams County, Pa., 4,741 deer were killed in the 2002 season, and in York County, Pa., 11,564 deer were killed in 2002, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The most recent Pennsylvania statistics are for 2004 and are based on wildlife management units rather than counties. The deer harvest for Wildlife Management Unit 5A, including Adams County and adjacent areas, was 9,700 and for Wildlife Management Area 5B, including York and Lancaster counties and adjacent areas, was 22,200, the game commission reported.

Detailed information on the Maryland deer harvest is available at www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife/gpar/gpdeer.asp.

For Pennsylvania, visit www.pgc.state.pa.us/pgc/cwp/view.asp?a=4 92&q=154374.

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