Tracking The Progress Of Deer Population Recovery In Louisiana October 30, 2011

Louisiana Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... Habitat for deer was poor at the turn of the 20th century. In 1925 the population estimates were at an all time low: 20,000 deer in the state... around the late 1940s or early 1950s there was a restocking effort. They went into Madison and Tensas Parishes to trap some deer and released them in uninhabited portions ... the first legal antlerless harvest was in 1959 ... 

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