Daviess County hunters harvested 1,100 deer during opening weekend, Nov. 13 and 14, of the firearms hunting season which runs to Nov. 23.
That’s 195 more deer than last year. Daviess County Conservation Agent Alan Bradford said the increase was most likely due to better weather conditions this year. Last year it rained opening weekend.
Surrounding counties took the following number of deer: Caldwell 711; DeKalb 606; Gentry 723; Grundy