Michigan Deer Population and Management,  News and Information Archive
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Annual Deer Hunt, From Survey
1996* 478,342
1997: 478,725
1998: 597,980
1999: 544,895
2000: 541,701
2001: 462,706
2002
476,215
2003499,747
2004: 456,422
2005: 417,251
2006455,969 
2007: 483,984
2008: 489,922
2009: 444,231
2010: 417,850
2011: 422,014
2012: 418,012
2013: 385,000
2014: 329,040


* 1996 and 97 from 1998 report

The deer harvest hit a low in the early 1970s, falling to below 100,000.  Mild winters and improved forest habitat brought the harvest back to more than 400,000 in the mid 1980s.  Hard winters dropped the harvest into the mid-1990s, but by 1998 the harvest peaked at 597,580.  




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