The tables below summarize the 2005 Massachusetts deer harvests by seasons, sex, and Deer Management Zone (DMZ).

2005 Deer Harvest by Season and Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneParaplegicArcheryShotgunMuzzleloaderUnknownTotal
01150183480282
02063179450287
0331606071980968
4N086215780379
4S045132640241
0501073281430578
06023120380181
0721795071600848
08025073227301,255
09132369626501,285
10080084244002,082
1108141,16941202,395
12040134360210
130126346820554
14091237330361
Unknown052210037
Statewide73,1626,4492,325011,943

2005 All Season Combined Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
01142115232282
022582531287
034044551054968
4N27689140379
4S1805092241
05355186352578
0610266130181
07425344772848
0859654810921,255
0958056213941,285
108491,00122842,082
119631,11428352,395
1211185140210
13205281680554
14155161450361
Unknown26110037
Statewide5,6275,1231,1652811,943

2005 Archery Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
0137101250
026020163
03985471160
4N7790086
4S3861045
05881450107
061940023
0711652101179
0816572130250
0920695220323
10392332724800
11413328712814
123550040
135953140126
1453317091
Unknown50005
Statewide1,8611,067223113,162

2005 Shotgun Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
019173190183
021621430179
03255267823607
4N1565090215
4S1101642132
0521993142328
066842100120
07247208511507
08360308640732
09306307803696
103304081040842
1142558216021,169
126063110134
13120179470346
1491115310237
Unknown1663022
Statewide3,0162,731689136,449

2005 Muzzleloader Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
0114313048
023690045
0350132160198
4N43305078
4S32284064
054879160143
0615203038
076282160160
0871168320271
0968159371265
10127261522442
11125234520411
1216173036
1326497183
1411157033
Unknown550010
Statewide7491,14525342,325

2005 Season Totals

SeasonMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal% Harvest
Unknown00000 
Paraplegic160070%
Archery1,8611,067223113,16226%
Shotgun3,0162,731689136,44954%
Muzzleloader7491,31925342,32519%
Subtotal5,6275,1851,1652811,943 
Quabbin*4162140117 
Statewide5,6685,1851,1792812,060 

* Controlled Hunt with DCR-Limited Access

Change in white-tailed deer harvest between 2004 and 2005 by season and sex/age

SeasonMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal% Change
Paraplegic0%100%-100%0%-13%-11%
Archery8%5%-15%83%5%6%
Shotgun-5%-3%4%63%-3%-2%
Muzzleloader-1%15%5%0%8%10%
Subtotal-1%0%-5%56%-1% 
Quabbin*-41%-19%-33%0%-30% 
Statewide-2%-1%-5%56%-2% 

* Controlled Hunt with DCR-Limited Access

Last Updated: 09/10/2007