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Deer Population and Management

New York Deer Population and Management News Archive
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Estimated 800,000 to 1,000,000 deer in the state.

Annual Calculated Deer Hunt
1954:    38,549
1960:    45,755
1965:    67,420
1970:    65,013
1975:  103,225
1980:  136,255
1985:  149,083
1986:  178,713
1987:  204,715
1988:  193,464
1989:  181,879
1990:  190,810
1991:   212,633
1992:   233,144
1993:   220,288
1994:   165,683
1995:   188,284
1996:   202,765
1997:   216,836
1998:   230,758
1999:   255,959
2000:   295,859
2001:   281,870
2002:   308,216
2003:   253,088
2004:   208,406
2005:   180,214
2006:   189,108
2007:   219,141
2008:   222,979
2009:   222,798
2010:   230,100
2011:   228,359
2012:  242,957

Search for Deer Harvest Summary on the DEC site

2012 detailed harvest report