Deer firearms season starts Saturday, November 16th and runs through December 1st, 2013.
Hundreds of thousands of deer hunters are expected to participate. Last year alone, more than 136,000 deer were killed, with a majority shot during firearms season.
Archery season started on October 1st and extends until January 5th.
The Department of Natural Resources wants to remind hunters to practice safe hunting habits. Wear hunter orange clothing, have a valid hunting license, and respect private property.
Hunters are also required to report their harvest within 48 hours, either in person or online.
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