This year's gun-deer season was a successful one for
Numbers from the D-N-R show that while fewer hunters
acquired licenses this year .
more of them were able to bag a buck.
Nearly 98-thousand bucks were harvested during the
nine-day season .
which is up 5-point-7 percent over last year.
the total number of deer harvested is down compared
to 2015 .
when you factor in antlerless deer.
The D-N-R also says there were a total of 5 hunting
accidents during this year's season .
but none of them were fatal.