Oregon outdoor scene evolving from hunting, fishing June 7, 2015

Oregon Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Despite a statewide population that has almost doubled, there are fewer fishers and hunters in Oregon today than in the 1970s... the success rate for bagging mule deer in Oregon dropped to 28 percent in 2010 from 57 percent in 1970. For bucks, it dropped to 17 percent in 2011 from 28 percent in 1971... "The lack of game is probably the largest influencing factor," .

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