General Deer Seasons Set to Open in California September 2, 2015

California Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... The sale of hunting licenses and tags provides approximately $25 million every year to CDFW ...  Last year, approximately 22 percent of the state’s deer hunters harvested a deer. ... statewide, estimated deer population numbers are up slightly from 443,000 last year to 512,000 this year. [the population estimate presented to the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies was 450,000 to 550,000, better reflecting the reliability of the estimate]

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