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Deer Season Harvest: Comparison by County

The official 2018 statewide harvest of 14,113 is an increase of 15% from the 2017 final kill of 12,309 and is 27% above the 20-year average of 11,150. The 2018 total represents the highest kill in the last nine years and is the second highest kill in the state's history, going back to 1922.

 

Historical Data

 

Annual New Hampshire Deer Kill by County 2010 - 2018
COUNTY 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Belknap 527 741 795 894 618 743 605 699 759
Carroll 485 565 531 647 585 526 624 746 883
Cheshire 981 978 965 1,068 1,048 940 852 1,050 1,114
Coos 804 676 777 965 970 652 784 752 1,029
Grafton 1,368 1,580 1,779 1,933 1,667 1,809 1,746 1,904 2,347
Hillsborough 1,435 1,609 1,652 1,679 1,610 1,410 1,406 1,708 1,787
Merrimack 1,041 1,245 1,316 1,417 1,130 1,210 1,162 1,294 1,617
Rockingham 1,732 2,086 2,138 2,124 2,118 1,975 1,920 2,378 2,569
Strafford 648 835 875 969 922 915 900 1,003 1,146
Sullivan 738 794 784 844 728 715 676 775 862
TOTAL 9,759 11,109 11,612 12,540 11,396 10,895 10,675 12,309 14,113

 

For detailed official harvest information for the most recent year available, including data by town, see the NH Wildlife Harvest Summary