Gun hunters take 10,000 fewer Ohio deer December 8, 2014 Ohio

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Gun hunters take 10,000 fewer Ohio deer December 8, 2014 Ohio, Port Clinton News Herald 
... “There’s fewer deer out there" ... John Windau, with the ODNR’s Division of Wildlife ... The presence of chronic wasting disease for the first time in Ohio did not appear to be a factor in diminishing hunting ...

... Counties reporting the highest number of checked deer during the 2014 gun season: Coshocton (2,308), Muskingum (2,084), Tuscarawas (2,074), Guernsey (1,788), Ashtabula (1,730), Knox (1,727) ...

...  deer harvest during the popular gun season evolved into a major decline, the lowest in decades around the Buckeye State.  Hunters tagged 65,485 bucks and does during the seven-day season, which ended Sunday at dusk. It was 13 percent below last year's total ...

... Hunters have checked 148,830 deer so far in all 2014 hunting seasons, compared to 162,720 at the same point last year... An updateddeer harvest report is posted online each Wednesday...

Hunters bag 422 deer in Delaware county December 10, 2014 Ohio. Delaware Gazette
... Delaware was among the few counties in the state where more deer were checked in this year over last year. By contrast, Coshocton County had the most deer that were checked in at 2,308, compared to 2,658 last year...

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