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Estimated Number of Hunters by Species, 1990-Present

Year Spring
Turkey
Fall
Turkey
Rabbit Grouse Squirrel Pheasant a Woodcock
1990 191,442 234,911 436,961 299,534 369,848 274,957 30,045
1991 179,202 252,210 405,004 292,418 348,868 254,051 24,681
1992 186,738 212,104 373,800 254,724 329,726 217,189 25,916
1993 201,060 222,780 347,129 242,398 311,103 198,657 23,452
1994 224,405 244,095 335,715 259,727 326,271 205,384 19,401
1995 239,521 261,395 297,570 239,014 293,852 182,224 15,702
1996 241,613 250,377 280,351 214,272 279,259 171,275 14,464
1997 233,287 249,934 261,115 197,994 267,051 148,900 13,374
1998 194,819 b 199,696 b 242,509 183,511 252,738 158,497 12,907
1999 237,984 244,638 221,179 174,576 238,887 142,142 12,212
2000 231,860 230,448 229,906 162,073 238,540 149,260 12,977
2001 230,115 228,564 213,295 161,186 231,436 146,751 14,411
2002 218,931 217,099 195,078 149,106 201,694 123,879 12,652
2003 246,820 211,967 181,426 134,115 199,922 130,676 15,321
2005 247,304 203,982 149,647 112,210 166,476 105,508 13,615
2006 245,024 182,233 145,712 105,282 174,151 96,590 11,978
2007 223,808 162,323 135,956 95,429 154,653 90,548 12,574
2008 216,551 152,294 137,842 102,139 171,786 86,052 11,709
2009 228,903 156,752 139,772 104,228 157,907 91,549 9,934
2010 237,037 136,433 125,537 91,003 150,309 71,579 8,223

Year Quail a Dove Geese Duck a Hare Woodchuck Crow
1990 5,378 93,532 33,509 28,443 7,831 123,204 39,579
1991 3,279 86,377 36,032 29,247 7,601 118,257 39,014
1992 1,444 76,998 38,301 29,263 6,156 114,515 34,442
1993 2,657 73,462 41,577 35,782 5,801 109,576 34,648
1994 1,323 74,589 40,106 34,097 7,236 117,251 37,841
1995 1,451 67,754 28,715 30,274 5,949 113,127 36,782
1996 1,184 65,808 31,119 32,434 5,011 101,576 30,087
1997 1,009 60,178 30,574 32,180 3,723 104,561 30,696
1998 1,116 57,579 32,238 34,103 5,506 92,517 31,390
1999 1,550 49,551 33,734 31,503 4,379 90,853 29,131
2000 1,870 52,496 35,628 31,998 3,666 99,294 29,371
2001 2,029 51,144 38,292 31,893 4,930 99,787 33,343
2002 1,342 50,883 41,240 32,328 3,818 91,149 28,470
2003 3,518 46,580 44,467 34,173 5,091 92,986 27,591
2005 3,222 41,328 37,426 26,673 5,033 71,682 23,380
2006 3,322 40,145 35,226 27,628 5,211 80,522 26,880
2007 3,112 40,166 34,803 27,136 3,030 75,554 23,228
2008 2,396 39,780 33,814 27,654 2,890 80,116 25,706
2009 4,412 37,895 31,732 25,870 4,703 69,407 31,519
2010 3,499 25,490 -d 19,160 2,756 71,618 20,835

aEstimates don't include number of hunters on shooting preserves.
bCautionary note: these low values may have been caused by inadvertently not including the TMA map on the 1998-1999 survery instructions. See 1998-1999 annual report
cPearson product-moment correlation coefficient from data collected from 1983-2010.
d No data for geese, inadvertently omitted from the survey.









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