Dialogue from Ohio deer summits encouraging February 1, 2015

Ohio Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

...  five deer summits conducted by the Division of Wildlife (DOW)... only 23 people attend the summit... Much of Ford’s presentation is included in a DOW booklet called Quality vs. Quantity: A Closer Look at Deer Herd Condition Trends in Ohio. A pdf of the booklet is available on the DOW website ... 


... This year Ohio hunters harvested 170,000 deer, this number down from the record set in 2009-2010 with 261,260 harvests...

Hunters say that now there’s not enough deer in Ohio February 1, 2015 The Columbus Dispatch 
... most of those who took the time to speak shared one view: The deer population has dwindled to the point of hurting the hunt... Hunters killed more than 261,000 deer during the 2009-10 season after tagging about 252,000 the season before. The kill has dropped annually since, from 239,400 in 2010-11 to 191,400 in 2013-14...

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