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Deer Population and Management

Kansas Deer Population and Management News Archive
Annual Deer Hunt
1994:   43,840
1995:   46,590
1996:   52,050
1997:   63,140
1998:   81,100
1999: 101,300
2000: 111,159
2001: 101,554
2002:   82,912
2003:  71,283
2004:  76,935
2005:  74,910
2006:  79,191
2007:  73,681
2008:  80,490
2009:  87,047
2010:  89,038
2011:  97,938
2012:  94,070

In 2012 the harvest was 91,357 whitetails and 2,713 mule deer.

Drought in 2011 reduced herd. Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in 2005.