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Annual Deer Hunt, *Estimated from Survey After 1985

1915:      1,287
1916:      1,722
1917:      1,725
1918:      1,754
1919:      2,939
1920:      3,300
1921:      4,840
1922:      6,115
1923:      6,460
1924:      7,904
1925       8,316
1926:    12,941
1927:    14,374
1928:    25,097
1929:    22,822
1930:    26,294
1931:    95,051
1932:    19,724
1933:    20,480
1934:    21,137
1935:    70,470
1936:    18,084
1937:    39,347
1938: 171,662
1939:    63.687
1940: 186,575
1941:   19.271
1942:   30,860
1943:   38,882
1944:   28,411
1945:   25,660
1946:   35,319
1947:   95,043
1948:   33,608
1949: 130,723
1950:   54,817
1951:   72,534
1952:   64,993
1953:   53,636
1954:   40,915
1955:   86,155
1956:   41,921
1957: 105,116
1958: 111,925
1959:   90,172
1960:   68,663
1961:   56,032
1962:   72,913
1963:   84,416
1964:   91,124
1965:   99,788
1966: 118,753
1967: 144,415
1968: 141,874
1969: 116,684
1970:   99,686
1971: 104,227
1972: 107,215
1973: 126,891
1974: 125,652
1975: 138,195
1976: 122,033
1977: 146,078
1978: 121,241
1979: 114,794
1980: 135,477
1981: 148,530
1982: 138,222
1983: 136,293
1984: 140,180
1985: 161,426
1986: 300,014*
1987: 334,789*
1988: 381,399*
1989: 388,601*
1990: 415,561*
1991: 388,015*
1992: 361,224*
1993: 408,557*
1994: 295,081*
1995: 395,081*
1996:350,997*
1997: 397,016*
1998: 377,489*
1999: 378,592*
2000: 504,600*
2001: 486,014*
2002: 517,529*
2003: 464,890*
2004: 409,320*
2005: 354,390*
2006: 361,560*
2007: 323,070*
2008: 335,850*
2009: 308,920*
2010: 316,240*
2011: 336,200*
2012: 343,110*
2013: 352,920