Price County buck

Park Falls resident John Gerlach shot this 11-pointer with a nearly 19-inch spread during the muzzleloader season Sunday, Dec. 6 on local private property.

Hunters shot 1,693 deer in Price County during the Nov. 21-29 nine-day gun season, slightly down from last year’s total of 1,742. There were 2,843 deer harvested in Price County in 2018.

There were 998 bucks harvested by gun this year, down by only eight animals from 2019’s hunt. The antlerless harvest saw a more significant drop of 41 fewer animals harvested for a total of 695.

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