How Do State Wildlife Agencies Estimate Deer Harvest?

How Do State Wildlife Agencies Estimate Deer Harvest?

Every year we compile deer harvest estimates by state in our Whitetail Report and release them to the hunting public, and every year we receive multiple responses that go something like this: “Those numbers can’t be accurate. I’ve never been asked how many deer I killed.” It’s a common and perennial response, so here’s an explanation of how your state agency can have an accurate estimate of the deer harvest even if they didn’t talk to you, examine your deer, or require you to... read more

by Lindsay Thomas Jr. on March 16, 2015 1 Comments

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