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Minnesota Deer Population and Management News Archive
About one million deer in the state.
Deer population down in recent years, DNR restricting antlerless deer harvest to grow the herd.

Annual Reported Deer Hunt
1994:  193,826
1995:  215,166
1996:  157,317
1997:  143,327
1998:  158,854
1999:  180,569
2000:  211,777
2001:  217,452
2002 : 222,050
2003:  290,525
2006:  270,778
2007:  260,434
2008:  221,837
2009:  194,186
2010:  207,313
2011:  192,331
2012:  184,649

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