Mississippi 2017-18 deer harvest lowest on record August 30, 2018

Mississippi Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Harvest estimates reflected an upward trend from 1976 through the mid-1990s when it peaked at over 330,000 deer for three years. After that, harvest estimates showed a steady decline. The harvest estimate for the 2016-17 season fell to 244,795 deer, making it the lowest harvest since 1981. The 2017-18 estimate is 194,975 which is a 50,000-deer drop from the prior season..,

From 2018 Mississippi Deer Forecast November 6, 2018 Game & Fish
Deer Harvest:  Antlered is 100,158;  Antlerless is 144,622;  Total is 244,780  [The numbers seem to be off by one year in this report]

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