Estimated Hunter-days by Species, 1990-Present

Year Spring
Turkey
Fall
Turkey
Rabbit Grouse Squirrel Pheasant a Woodcock
1990 861,086 872,815 2,901,567 1,764,129 2,345,050 1,287,702 133,947
1991 781,499 851,155 2,474,017 1,580,574 2,004,826 1,115,902 119,238
1992 799,621 696.705 2,210,784 1,331,444 1,814,807 902,308 97,699
1993 843,987 753,896 1,926,331 1,246,856 1,721,261 859,018 94,588
1994 1,003,939 857,959 2,104,454 1,438,808 1,919,013 937,974 73,958
1995 1,084,725 865,565 1,769,363 1,281,923 1,630,631 844,056 62,819
1996 1,103,556 867,072 1,614,774 1,130,129 1,568,102 733,806 51,493
1997 1,019,546 834,253 1,525,740 1,022,603 1,462,230 648,985 48,577
1998 881,026b 691,787b 1,517,673 994,150 1,422,957 775,398 55,343
1999 1,023,988 807,292 1,268,639 882,167 1,306,098 605,034 47,142
2000 995,472 780,297 1,295,397 817,545 1,254,598 652,602 56,098
2001 1,025,011 800,113 1,319,445 894,983 1,371,514 714,970 66,333
2002 964,575 770,899 1,043,657 732,845 1,069,972 520,372 52,222
2003 1,069,299 757,304 1,058,453 700,729 1,049,995 595,908 75,627
2005 1,038,280 684,865 896,931 597,139 922,347 465,017 66,675
2006 937,023c 534,136 860,909 582,271 923,826 445,757 69,440
2007 894,393c 522,911 825,125 537,558 858,443 405,715 69,846
2008 896,165 486,591 791,313 581,668 893,693 396,914 65,497
2009 1,034,804 529,427 815,945 521,708 855,046 386,842 45,099
2010 925,561 457,435 658,703 414,499 726,177 303,398 34,052

Year Quail a Dove Geese Duck a Hare Woodchuck Crow
1990 24,493 475,402 171,436 141,441 15,632 1,228,548 223,525
1991 13,630 409,149 167,342 132,775 15,397 1,341,605 227,527
1992 3,228 329,087 188,303 135,656 11,650 1,191,725 170,185
1993 16,683 326,265 202,644 174,023 11,882 1,338,167 201,412
1994 4,455 340,661 217,021 163,690 15,208 1,294,150 209,854
1995 6,022 295,114 128,611 165,196 11,712 1,253,239 193,952
1996 5,061 280,603 165,523 168,834 9,230 1,246,439 186,781
1997 2,837 237,910 214,269 199,017 6,849 1,241,112 178,724
1998 6,704 261,442 212,538 188,694 11,805 1,359,595 222,980
1999 5,004 207,743 230,635 189,306 6,864 1,151,067 173,186
2000 8,906 230,991 259,153 202,279 5,351 1,196,679 157,828
2001 8,355 217,529 284,517 183,880 10,837 1,280,855 250,869
2002 9,638 209,960 277,528 210,663 8,761 1,178,530 164,521
2003 13,834 210,869 331,784 226,495 11,206 1,103,755 237,168
2005 12,086 215,773 255,605 176,006 8,955 903,986 158,723
2006 14,696 197,412 238,934 173,266 10,957 986,407 169,039
2007 10,625 185,568 231,659 166,757 6,764 958,838 177,617
2008 10,047 184,800 238,906 164,849 5,067 1,049,157 169,391
2009 20,502 178,587 247,165 170,544 9,103 800,482 195,430
2010 12,235 97,021 -e 102,579 5,541 747,656 96,950

aEstimates don't include number of hunters on shooting preserves.
bCautionary note: these low values have been caused by inadvertently not including the TMA map on the 1998-1999 survey instructions. See 1998-1999 annual report.
cSpring turkey effort does not include data from Special Turkey License hodlers pursuing a 2nd gobler.
dPearson product-momnet correlation coefficient from data collected from 1990-2010.
eNo data for geese, inadvertently omitted from the survey.









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