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Deer Population and Management

Florida Deer Population News and Management Information Archive
Estimated Deer Hunt
(Data for 1950 to 2007 estimated from FWC graph)
1950      6,000
1951      6,500
1952      7,500
1953      9,000
1954      9,200
1955    10,000
1956    12,500
1957    13,000
1958    14,000
1959    15,000
1960    17,500
1961    24,000
1962    25,000
1963    27,000
1964    29,000
1965    32,000
1966    38,000
1967    40,000
1968    43,000
1969    42,500
1970    49,000
1971    49,500
1972    59,000
1973    58,000
1974    55,000
1975    55,000
1976    70,000
1977    86,000
1978    55,000
1979    72,000
1980    73,000
1981    68,000
1982    65,000
1983    77,000
1984    75,000
1985    80,000
1986    90,000
1987   108,000
1988   109,000
1989     85,000
1990     80,000
1991     82,000
1992     82,000
1993   105,000
1994     90,000
1995     83,000
1996     81,000
1997     61,000
1998:    90,000
1999   105,000
2000   117,000
2001   110,000
2002   108,000
2003   118,000
2004   110,000
2005     80,500
2006   101,000
2007   135,000
2008:  180,000
2011:  136,189
2012:  142,325