Deer Population and Management

South Carolina Deer Population and Management News Archive
About 725,000 deer. Peak population during mid-1990s with one million pre-hunt.

Annual Deer Hunt
2006: 221,319
2007: 239,193
2008: 248,778
2009: 231,319
2010: 222,696
2011: 226.458
2012: 217,854

Deer population trend down.


Information on the state's deer harvest is available at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/deer/index.html