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Deer Hunt Numbers Down This Year, Weather Cited A Possible Reason

7 Dec , 2018  

Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period.  More…

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Deer Hunting Season Beginning Soon; We’ve Got Details

12 Nov , 2018  

Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success as they head out into the field. Hunting remains the most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More…

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Malabar Farm State Park Offering Archery Hunting; Lottery Set

19 Sep , 2018  

Approximately 1,600 acres of quality deer hunting land will be available to archers as part of controlled hunts at Buck Creek, Caesar Creek, Deer Creek, Findley, Malabar Farm and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. Deer harvested in these controlled hunts will not count against a hunter’s statewide, county or public land bag limit. More…

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Nearby County Declared Deer Disease Surveillance Area

2 Sep , 2018  

As of August 1, portions of Holmes and Tuscarawas counties have been declared a Disease Surveillance Area (DSA) as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to monitor Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More…

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Ohio’s Controlled Hunting Applications Coming June 1

23 May , 2018  

Applications will soon be accepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts on selected areas during the 2018-2019 season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The application period opens on Friday, June 1, and runs through Tuesday, July 31. More…

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Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2018-2019 Hunting Regulations

19 May , 2018  

The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

White-tailed deer hunting changes include modifications to antlerless harvest on public land following the weeklong deer gun season. More…

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Deer Hunt Numbers Rise On Opening Day

29 Nov , 2017  

Hunters checked 22,366 white-tailed deer on Monday, November 27, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Locally, Richland County hungers were responsible for 411 deer harvests, compared to 355 on opening day 2016. More…

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Drawing To Be Held For Controlled Bow Hunting At Malabar Farm

2 Oct , 2017  

Approximately 1,200 acres previously closed to hunting will be available to bow hunters as part of controlled hunts at Deer Creek, Malabar Farm, and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. More…

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Ohio, Richland County Hunters Record Higher Wild Turkey Count

31 May , 2017  

Ohio hunters checked a total of 21,015 wild turkeys during the combined 2017 spring wild turkey south zone hunting season; northeast zone hunting season; and the youth wild turkey hunting season, April 22-May 28, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). In 2016, hunters checked a total of 17,793 wild turkeys. More…

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Richland County Sees Slight Increase In Deer Hunting

7 Feb , 2017  

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 188,329 deer were checked during the 2015-2016 season.

In Richland County, that number is 3,246 for 2016-17, as compared to 3,189 for 2015-16. This year’s numbers for adjacent counties were as follows: Ashland – 2,954; Crawford – 1,113; Huron – 2,279; Knox – 4,495; and Morrow – 1,486. More…

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