Deer Report

41% of Deer Hunters Take At Least One Deer, But States Range From 18 to 71%

Jan 10, 2024 NDA Staff

An average of 41% of deer hunters successfully harvested at least one deer in the 2022-23 hunting season, and 17% took two or more, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report, released today….

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It’s Time to Worry About Our National Doe Harvest, Especially in These States

Sep 27, 2023 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

In 1988, faced with declining hunter numbers and too many deer, our founders and leaders called deer hunters to action: reduce pressure on bucks and increase harvest pressure on does. Deer hunters responded and led…

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NDA’s Deer Report Finds 88% of U.S. Whitetail Harvest Occurs on Private Land

Jan 25, 2023 NDA Staff

An average of 88% of state white-tailed deer harvests occur on private land, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report, released this week. Texas reported the highest rate of private-land deer harvest at…

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Deer Hunting East vs. West

Oct 5, 2022 Kip Adams

Deer hunting is America’s pastime. Deer are among the most widespread wildlife species, and they are the most sought-after game animal. Nearly eight of every 10 hunters identifies as a deer hunter, as 79% of…

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The Biggest Buck Harvest in 21 Years

Jan 26, 2022 NDA Staff

Deer hunters in the United States harvested an estimated 6.3 million white-tailed deer in the 2020-21 hunting season, the most since 2011, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report released this week. Harvests…

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