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Deer Population and Management

Nevada Deer Population and Management News Archive
Annual Deer Hunt
1983: 11,758
1984: 11,794
1985: 19,520
1986: 21,845
1987: 21,497
1988: 26,784
1989: 17,782
1990: 16,715
1991: 12,442
1992: 14,273
1993:   6,276
1994:   7,315
1995:   8,114
1996: 11,070
1997:   8,263
1998:  9,672
1999: 11,020
2000: 12,499
2001:   9,791
2002:   6,899
2003:   5,982
2004:   6,560
2005  7,112
2006:  8,346
2007:  8,743
2008:  7,025
2009:  6,837
2010:  6,946
2011:  5,831
2012: 10,112
2013:  9,394

Population reported as up in 2012, of the 10,112 deer taken, 10,112 deer harvested, 8,987 were bucks and 1,125 were does.
Reduced number of tags in 2011 because of declining population.  
The highest post-season buck ratio in the history of Nevada was measured at 32 bucks/100 does, in 2012 and 2011.