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Deer-gun take put at 110,000 November 27, 2011 Ohio

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Deer-gun take put at 110,000  November 27, 2011 Ohio, Toledo Blade

For several years the preseason deer herd has hovered around 750,000 and the all-seasons kill has trended to 250,000.... Mike Tonkovich, the state deer biologist. said ... The idea to remember is quality ... Healthy deer, good buck-to-doe ration, good antler quality.... "The problem is, we just don't know the true relationship between license numbers and harvest numbers." In short, who is taking how many and where....Each year, hunting has a $859 million economic impact in Ohio through the sale of equipment, fuel, food, lodging, and more, according to the Ohio Division of Wildlife.

Deer kill in gun season December 4, 2011 Ohio, Tallmadge Express
The Ohio Division of Wildlife estimates a deer population of 750000, and anticipates a kill of 115000 to 125000 animals during the nine days, which started Nov. 28. Hunters are encouraged to kill more does this season using the reduced-priced antlerless deer permit where valid. 

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