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Arkansas Deer Population and Management

Arkansas Deer Population and Management News Archive
Annual Reported Deer Hunt
1938:        203
1939:        540
1940:        408
1941:        433
1942:      1,000
1943:      1,723
1944:      1,606
1945:      1,687
1946:      1,661
1947:      2,016
1948:      2,779
1949:     3,075
1950:     4,122
1951:     4,600
1952:     6,090
1953:     6.245
1954:     7,343
1955:     6,856
1956:     8,249
1957:     9,438
1958:     9,993
1959:    12,280
1960:    15,000
1961:    19,359
1962:    27,772
1963:    25,148
1964:    16,637
1965:    17,138
1966:    20,028
1967:    21,751
1968:    20,063
1969:    25,696
1970:    26,017
1971:    24,720
1972:    32,087
1973:    33,794
1974:    33,763
1975:    33,322
1976:    27,790
1977:    29,109
1978:    43,452
1979:    36,074
1980:    45,202
1981:    44,591
1982:    42,873
1983:    60,248
1984:    66,039
1985:    60,076
1986:    79,880
1987:  106,392
1988:  110,207
1989:  113,079
1990:    90,910
1991:  110,896
1992:  110,401
1993:  122,063
1994:  120,491
1995:  163,924
1996:  152,460
1997:  152,460
1998:  179,225
1999:  194,687
2000:  182,132
2001:  150,279
2002:  124,451
2003:  108,456
2004:  131,639
2005:  132,415
2006:  165,663
2007:  169,853
2008:  184,991
2009:  187,074
2010:  186,166
2011:  192,511
2012:  213,487
2013:  213,199


Bag limits increased.
45 percent does in 2012 hunt