The numbers are out for the 2020 deer-gun hunting season.
North Dakota Game and Fish made available 68,650 deer gun licenses last year.
Overall, hunter success was 68%, with each hunter spending an average of 4.8 days in the field.
Hunter success for antlered white-tailed deer was 67%, and antlerless whitetail was 63%.
Mule deer buck success was 81%, and antlerless mule deer was 83%.
A total of 58,146 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 39,322 deer during the 2020 deer-gun hunting season.
This is all according to a post-season survey conducted by the Game and Fish Department. The department is in the process of determining recommendations for licenses in 2021.