The tables below summarize the 2006 Massachusetts deer harvests by seasons, sex, and Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ).

2006 Deer Harvest by Season and Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneParaplegicArcheryShotgunMuzzleloaderUnknownTotal
01146142220211
02086172380296
0311374421160696
4N0106198440348
4S05495210170
050139363790581
06230122240178
070193342810616
0802365711430977
09435056316201,079
10082877026801,866
11085199630702,154
12049129510229
130134416720622
140107269480424
Unknown012146032
Statewide83,3855,6041,482010,479

2006 All Season Combined Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
011367050211
022662433296
03384272400696
4N27560130348
4S1442420170
05358182401581
061135591178
07327235531616
08530355875977
0949846011921,079
1080786418691,866
1195494824842,154
1212585190229
132072951200622
14160178860424
Unknown2073232
Statewide5,3044,1141,0332810,479

2006 Archery Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
013790046
028230186
03934130137
4N100510106
4S5130054
051122250139
062820030
071355170193
0819652150263
09215102330350
10421322805828
11434326874851
123892049
136353180134
145439140107
Unknown901212
Statewide2,0681,039266123,385

2006 Shotgun Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
01894850142
021571122172
03248165290442
4N1513890198
4S77171095
05215123250363
06763691122
07166135401342
08276233584571
09225271661563
10298391774770
114194461310996
126950100129
13124201910416
1493115610269
Unknown842014
Statewide2,6912,284616135,604

2006 Muzzleloader Season Harvest by Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ)

ZoneMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
019130022
0227101038
03426680116
4N24173044
4S1641021
05313710179
067170024
0726496081
085870141143
095787171162
1088151290268
11101176300307
1218267051
13204111072
14132411048
Unknown33006
Statewide54079114831,482

2006 Season Totals

SeasonMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal% Harvest
Unknown00000 
Paraplegic503080%
Archery2,0681,039266123,38532%
Shotgun2,6902,285616135,60453%
Muzzleloader54079114831,48214%
Subtotal5,3034,1151,0332810,479 
Quabbin*674550117 
Statewide5,3704,1601,0382810,596 

* Controlled Hunt with DCR-Limited Access

Change in white-tailed deer harvest between 2005 and 2006 by season and sex/age

SeasonMaleFemaleMale FawnUnknownTotal
Paraplegic400%-100%300%0%14%
Archery11%-3%19%9%7%
Shotgun-11%-16%-11%0%-13%
Muzzleloader-28%-40%-42%-25%-36%
Subtotal-6%-20%-11%0%-12%
Quabbin*63%-27%-64%0%0%
Statewide-5%-20%-12%0%-12%

* Controlled Hunt with DCR-Limited Access

Last Updated: 09/10/2007