Mercer County Deer Harvest Totals 1,479 For 2017/2018 Hunting Season

The Mercer County deer harvest for the 2017-2018 hunting year totals 1,479. The number includes archery, youth, firearm, muzzleloader and late winter seasons.  Statewide, the harvest was just over 147,500 deer says Ed Cross with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Pike County had the largest harvest in Illinois this season at 4,344 deer.