- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas hunters for the third consecutive season have taken more than 200,000 deer.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reported Wednesday that 208,075 deer were tagged during the 2014-15 deer season - just more than 5,000 short of the state’s record deer harvest.

The record of 213,487 was during the 2012-13 season while 213,199 deer were harvested in 2013-14.

The largest number of deer taken, 6,750, was in Union County followed by 5,784 in Drew County and 5,714 in Clark County.

The fewest harvested deer was 183 in Mississippi County.

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