Deer hunters hit the target
Deer hunters had a successful first portion of firearm hunting season. During the Nov. 20-22 season, hunters statewide bagged 57,968 deer compared to 51,830 the first part of the season last year.
In Mercer County, the result was much the same; 536 deer this year compared to 461 in 2014. The next segment of firearm deer hunting season is Dec. 3-6.