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Opening-day deer kill rebounds from '11 December 2, 2012 Ohio

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Opening-day deer kill rebounds from '11 December 2, 2012 Ohio, Columbus Dispatch
The deer population statewide, though more dispersed than ever, appears to have fallen for the past two years ... “The 2011 harvest was down 38 percent from 2010. Thus, under average conditions, the 2011 harvest had to go up, even if there were fewer deer.” ...  Mike Tonkovich, deer project leader for the Ohio Division of Wildlife...

Ohio Deer Harvest Results 2012November 30, 2012  MyHuntingandFishing
 Hunters checked 29,297 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 26, the opening day of Ohio's deer-gun season ... a 24.1 percent increase from 2011, when rain-soaked hunters harvested 23,600 deer.

... the top three counties with the most deer checked were Coshocton County with 3,119,  Muskingum County with 2,927 and Tuscarawas County with 2,860 deers checked...

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