Deer numbers drop, but not drastically February 11, 2017 Ohio,

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Deer numbers drop, but not drastically February 11, 2017 Ohio, MyDaytonDailyNews
...Ohio Division of Wildlife biologists, who have been trying to slowly build up the state’s deer herd. The goal of Ohio’s deer management program is to provide a deer population “that maximizes recreational opportunities, while minimizing conflicts with landowners and motorists.” ..,

2017 Ohio Deer Forecast September 19, 2017 Game & Fish
... the state this year has a higher population of whitetails compared to a year ago, and predict a rise in harvest rates... When antlerless deer comprise 61 percent of the harvest or less, the deer herd grows. Antlerless harvest that is 61 to 62 percent of the total results in relative stability..,

Ohio 2016 Hunt, Top outdoor news for sportsmen from 2017 December 31, 2017
Sandusky Register
...  The 2016-17 final deer hunting tally was 182,169, statistically similar to the previous season take of 188,329. With the statewide muzzleloader season scheduled for Jan. 6-9 and the archery season ending on Feb. 4, hunters have killed almost 164,000 so far this season..,

 Deer numbers take upward turn December 9, 2017 Ohio, MyDaytonDailyNews
... “Last year the weather was terrible. Opening day was a washout. And when there is a bad opening day, the week usually isn’t very good. ... Yes, we had a good gun week this year, but it was not better than the year before last (73,399)... Dr. Tonkovich, deer project lead biologist ..,

Hunting Report December 14, 2017 Ohio, Toledo Blade
... hunters in the Buckeye State have harvested 146,799 white-tailed deer in the state ... 63,966 antlered deer and 82,833 antlerless deer..,

Deer season harvest numbers up so far December 13, 2017 Ohio, Farm and Dairy
... gun-deer season ... hunters reported 72,814 deer killed ... top that of last year when 66,758 deer were reported, by nearly 10 percent..,

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