DNR Expects Good Season for Minnesota Deer Hunters October 25, 2011

Minnesota Population Deer Population and Management News Archive


... During the late 1990s, deer populations were at high levels in many areas due to a succession of mild winters. DNR enacted liberal hunting regulations to reduce the population, resulting in Minnesota's deer harvest peaking in 2003 at 290,000. ... “Throughout most of Minnesota, deer populations are now at goal levels,” ...Steve Merchant, wildlife programs manager.


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