Alaska Deer Population and Management Archive - Alaska Page

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Alaska Deer Population and Management Archive

Annual Deer Hunt

Sitka Black-Tailed Deer

1944: 7,204 p 23

1945: 9,077

1946: 11,280

1947: 10,922

1948: 7,476

1949: 4,520

1950: 4,600

1951: 4,200

1952: 3,300

1953: 5,100

1954: 4,600

1955: 5,900

1956: 7,800

1957: 8,250

1958: 13,000

1959: 12,100

1960: 13,300

1961: 12,100

1962: 11,700

1963: 12,500

1964: 11,700

1965: 12,200

1966: 14,200


1997: 8,880

1998: 11,107

1999: 9,850

2000: 8,635

2001: 11,433

2002: 12,659

2003: 17,782

2004: 10,371

2005: 19,005

2006: 19,859

2007: 9,084

2008: 12,922

2009: 12,217

2010: 13917

2011: 19,544,

2012: 13,061

2013: 13,929

2014: 13,504

2015: 20,120

2016: 23,064

2017: 14,952

2018: 15,686

2019: 17,610

2020: 14,180

2021: 17,678


The harvest is going up with more whitetail deer.


Deer Hunting Summaries


Online harvest reports


Forage resource evaluation system for habitat—deer: an interactive deer habitat model